Academic Success Program Graduation Requirements

This following outlines the graduation requirements for students participating in the Academic Success Program (ASP). Note: Courses having multiple unit values (i.e. Torts II) are not variable units for student selection. However, both offerings satisfy the ASP graduation requirement.  

Day Division Students

Complete six (6) courses from the list below. 

Course Title Units    Course Title Units
Business Associations 4   Marital Property 2
California Civil Procedure: Practice & Procedure  2 - 3   Property II: Estates and Future Interests 2
Conflict of Laws 3   Remedies 4
Criminal Procedure 4   Torts II 2 - 3
First Amendment Survey 3   Trusts and Wills 4
Law of Sales: Domestic and International 3      

 and 

take and pass one (1) course that has a substantial drafting component such as Appellate Advocacy, Legal Drafting, Supreme Court Seminar.  Any other drafting course must be approved by the Academic Success Program director. Note: While most classes that satisfy the upper division writing requirement will involve substantial drafting, Law Review is not a course and does not meet this requirement;

and 

take and pass Fundamentals of Bar Examination Writing, which is not offered in the spring semester. Also, other bar exam classes, such as MBE or essay workshops, do not meet this requirement.  

  

Evening Division Students

Complete six (6) courses from the list below. 

Course Title Units    Course Title Units
Business Associations 4   Marital Property 2
California Civil Procedure: Practice & Procedure  2 - 3   Property II: Estates and Future Interests 2
Conflict of Laws 3   Remedies 4
Criminal Procedure 4   Torts II 2 - 3
First Amendment Survey 3   Trusts and Wills 4
Law of Sales: Domestic and International 3      

 and 

take and pass one (1) course during his/her second or third year that has a substantial drafting component such as Appellate Advocacy, Legal Drafting, Supreme Court Seminar.  Any other drafting course must be approved by the Academic Success Program director or authorized administrator.  Note: While most classes that satisfy the upper division writing requirement will involve substantial drafting, Law Review is not a course and does not meet this requirement;

and 

take and pass Fundamentals of Bar Examination Writing, which is not offered in the spring semester. Also, other bar exam classes, such as MBE or essay workshops, do not meet this requirement.  


For more information and assistance please contact:

Anne Wells
Director of Academic Success
Burns 324
213.736.8111
Anne.Wells@lls.edu

  Jessica Levinson
Clinical Professor
Burns 216
213.736.1437
Jessica.Levinson@lls.edu