Academic Rules & Certifications

  1. Columbus School of Law Academic Rules (Rules)
  2. Columbus School Law Rules of Professional Conduct (Honor Code)
  3. Academic Rules, Honor Code, Bar Disclosure Certification Forms
  4. Catholic University Code of Student Conduct

Orientation Reading Assignments (As of 8/9/21)

  1. Orientation Memo from Professor Duggin
  2. How to Read a Legal Opinion (Kerr)
  3. Stambovsky v. Ackley
  4. West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette 
  5. Sample Case Brief
  6. How to Read a Statute or Rule (Nathenson)
  7. View this video for the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council's presentation on implicit bias.

For Day Division Students Only: Reading Assignments for Professor Joel Alicea's Court Structure and Stare Decisis program

  1. The Structure of the U.S. Court System
  2. Barrett - Precedent and Jurisprudential Disagreement (excerpt)
  3. Kavanaugh - Ramos v. Louisiana (excerpt)
  4. Kozel - The Scope of Precedent (excerpt)