View Course Schedules & Descriptions

Course Book Lists

Please use the links below to see the books used in Law School courses for the Spring 2017 semester:

Booklist Sorted By Course Title (PDF) Booklist Sorted By Professor (PDF)

For more information on books, check the web site for the Law School Bookstore. When you search for textbooks, use LAW as the Department code.

Use the link above to see the Spring 2017 course schedule, the Fall 2016 schedule, and archived course schedules. The Spring 2017 schedule shows the CRNs (Course Reference Numbers) for all courses where registration can be performed through Banner.

Information about Fall 2017 Priority Registration will be available after the middle of March.

Students who are interested the Integrated Programs – ITP and ITAP – should review the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 schedules for ITP and ITAP (PDF). While there may be some changes to the ITP and ITAP schedules for the upcoming academic year, this table provides a general overview of these programs.

Information about Experiential Courses for 2017-2018 is available through the following link: Experiential Courses 2017-2018 (PDF). The application for Internal Clinics is available through the following link: Internal Clinic Application 2017-2018 (PDF).

You can use the above link to view the schedules from Academic Year 2015-2016 (Fall 2015 and Spring 2016) and Academic Year 2014-2015 (Fall 2014 & Spring 2015). To view these schedules, select “Archives” at the top of the page.

Frequently Asked Questions about Course Registration

Waiting Lists for Selected Law School Courses

We maintain online waiting lists for certain courses during the Add/Drop period. Please see “Waiting Lists for Law School Courses” (PDF) for further information on how the waiting list process will work and which courses have waiting lists.

Course Descriptions

As you review the detailed course descriptions available through the link below, please note that the Temple Law School course numbering system provides some information that will be helpful in your course selection process.

  • 0700 to 0799 = experiential courses offered in Philadelphia
  • 0800 to 1100 = writing seminars offered in Philadelphia (0900 to 0902 are Guided Research)
  • 0400 to 0699, and 5000 or higher = other courses offered in Philadelphia

Some course numbers begin with a letter, indicating as follows:

  • J = offered in the Spring in Japan program
  • R = offered in the Summer in Rome program
  • W = offered in Washington, DC
  • G = offered in an LLM program

Course schedules from past academic years are also available. To view these schedules, select “Archives” at the top of the Course Schedules page.