University of Miami School of Law Course Description - Online System
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Spring 2018

Course Description
LawWithoutWalls ("LWOW") is a part virtual, part in-person experiential learning exercise in collaborative problem solving. Teams of lawyers, entrepreneurs, and students from 30 law and business schools around the world collaborate to create solutions (a business plan and prototype) to problems at the intersection of law, business, and technology. In the process, LWOW refines 21st Century professionals skills (including leadership, business acumen, presentation, collaboration, and cultural competency), recharges the law market with innovations across law, business, and technology, and revitalizes relationships with colleagues, clients, and future talent across the globe. To learn more, visit

Course Schedule

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite: None; however, courses on professional responsibility, international law and regulation, and globalization are a plus.
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Unlike traditional law school courses where students are graded on one law school exam by one law professor, assessment in LawWithoutWalls is an integrated, collaborative process. Students give and receive continual feedback to and from their teammates and mentors. Additionally, students evaluate LawWithoutWalls, their team, and themselves at the end of the semester. Areas of assessment include teamwork, communication, technology, business knowhow, presentation, and research skills along with legal knowledge creativity, innovation and network building.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Skills Requirement
Special Attributes: None
Special Restrictions: Enrollment by application only. Visit to apply. Application deadline: Nov. 1st.
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Related
Bar Subject(s): None
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Contact Information:
Phone: 305-284-2411