Juris Doctorate (JD) Curriculum Plan


Curriculum Plan (2020-2021)

Please note that there may be other requirements for completion or options for elective and specialized courses. Please see the academic catalog for the full curriculum. Course offerings and sequence are subject to change.

  • Contracts I/II
  • Torts
  • Legal Writing I/II
  • Success Skills
  • Criminal Law
  • Foundations of Legal Analysis
  • MBE Skills I
  • Constitutional Law I/II
  • Real Property I/II
  • Legal Research I/II
  • Civil Procedure I/II
  • Moot Court
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Corporations
  • Wills and Trusts I/II
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Evidence
  • Community Property
  • Commercial Law (U.C.C.)
  • Remedies
  • Trial Practice
  • Advanced Legal Reasoning I/II
  • Bar Skills
  • Multistate Bar Exam II
  • Advanced Legal Writing
  • Advanced Legal Reasoning


Elective courses are offered throughout the year in a variety of subjects. Following are examples of elective courses:

  • Advanced Criminal Law
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Consumer Credit Protection
  • Contracts Drafting
  • Disability Law
  • E-Discovery
  • Elder Law
  • Elimination of Bias
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment Law I/II
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Law & Motion
  • Law Practice Management
  • Mediation I/II
  • Mock Trial Court Competition
  • Moot Court Competition
  • Secured Transactions

Instruction may be provided on-ground, online or in hybrid modalities, and varies by program. For on-ground and hybrid programs, instruction is primarily provided at an Alliant campus; however, some instructional activities may take place off campus at a location appropriate for the particular activity, including, but not limited to, online courses or online portion of courses, internships, practicums, or field placement activities.

For online programs, instruction is provided online; however, some programs may include an in-person residency requirement at one of Alliant’s campuses. Additional instructional activities, including, but not limited to internships, practicums, or field placement activities may take place at a location appropriate for the particular activity.


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