View Course Schedules & Descriptions

Course Book Lists

Please use the links below to see the books used in Law School upper level courses for the Fall 2016 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 Fall 2016 upper level course schedule, the tentative Spring 2017 upper level course schedule, and archived course schedules. The Fall 2016 schedule shows the CRNs (Course Reference Numbers) for all courses where registration can be performed through Banner.

Use this schedule to plan your Fall 2016 Add/Drop. Click the following link for instructions and dates for Fall 2016 Add/Drop (PDF).

Students who are in the Integrated Programs – ITP and ITAP – should click the following link to review a table showing the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 schedules for ITP and ITAP. ITP/ITAP 2016-2017 (PDF)

Students who are interested in taking experiential courses should click the following link for instructions for Fall 2016 Experiential Add/Drop (PDF). For course descriptions and meeting times for experiential courses, see the course schedule.

There may continue to be changes to the Fall 2016 schedule up until the opening of Add/Drop, so please recheck the schedule from time to time and again just before you add or drop courses.

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. Except for Clinicals, we do not have waiting lists during Priority Registration. 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.