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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

ADDITION TO THE OPTIONS OF REQUIRED COURSES IN THE DEGREES CHAPTER OF THE LAW SCHOOL CATALOG 2006-2008


Dean William C. Powers of the School of Law has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following additions to the options of required courses in the Curriculum subsection of The Law School Catalog, 2006-2008. The faculty of the school approved the proposed changes on May 5, 2004. The dean approved the proposed changes on May 7, 2004, and submitted the changes to the secretary on August 17, 2005. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or school.

The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on October 12, 2005, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on October 13, 2005. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on October 17, 2005, recommending approval. The authority to grant final approval on behalf of the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council.

If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council. If objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.

To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General Faculty by noon on October 28, 2005.

<signed>


Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council



This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on October 19, 2005. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.

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ADDITION TO THE OPTIONS OF REQUIRED COURSES IN THE DEGREES CHAPTER OF THE LAW SCHOOL CATALOG 2006-2008


On page 54 of The Law School Catalog, 2004-2006 under the Curriculum subsection, make the following changes.


Curriculum

Required Courses

The following courses are required: Law 421 or 521; 423 or 523; 427 or 527; 431 or 531; 132 or 232; 433 or 533; 434 or 534; one of the following: 251K, 351K, 270M, 370M, 181C, 281C, 381C, or 481C; 285 or 385; 397S; and such other courses as the dean and faculty of the School of Law may specify. In addition to the required first-year courses, each first-year student must take one elective. Elective courses that are open to first-year students are identified in the course schedule published each semester by the School of Law. To avoid scholastic difficulty, the student should complete all required work except the seminar before the final semester.


RATIONALE:
This change is necessary to add the two courses, (1) Criminal Procedure: Prosecution and (2) Criminal Procedure: Investigation, which also meet the Constitutional Law II requirement.