Weekend (Part-Time) Schedule

Classes are scheduled mornings and afternoons on Saturdays and Sundays, and last for 3 hours each.

Students complete their entire legal education through weekend classes. Weekend classes start in September at the Lansing campus.

First Year

Term 1: Introduction to Law, Contracts I, Property I, Torts I, Criminal Law
Term 2: ARC Skills Seminars (recommended), Contracts II, Property II, Torts II, Civil Procedure I
Term 3: Personal and Professional Responsibility, Research & Writing, Criminal Procedure, Civil Procedure II

Second Year

Term 4: Constitutional Law I, Taxation, Evidence
Term 5: Constitutional Law II, Wills, Estates & Trusts, Business Organizations
Term 6: Secured Transactions, Remedies, Choice of one: Pretrial Skills, Sales, or Administrative Law

Third Year

Term 7: Advanced Writing, Electives
Term 8: Practice Bar Exam (recommended), Electives
Term 9: Bar Preparation Course (recommended), Electives

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