JD | Juris Doctor

Online Law Courses offered in the Juris Doctor Program at CalSouthern

Below you’ll find a list of the required and elective law courses that make up the online Juris Doctor degree program at CalSouthern. The curriculum and course sequencing are designed to provide students with a solid legal education and prepare them to be successful on the State Bar of California Exams.

Required Core Courses

1L Required Courses

LAW 5126 Property II

Credits : 4
This course emphasizes the control of land use through private and public means, private land-use arrangements, a comparative study of servitudes, judicial zoning, legislative zoning, and the problem of regulatory takings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand land transactions, including contracts of sale and deeds.
  • Evaluate and understand the law of mortgages.
  • Examine title assurance, and in particular, the recording system.
  • Determine and study judicial land use controls including the law of nuisance and its ensuing remedies.
  • Examine the law of zoning, including nonconforming use, variances, amendments, aesthetic regulation, and exclusionary zoning.
  • Examine the power of eminent domain, including public use, physical occupations and regulatory takings.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Integrate course concepts and learn analytical skills by analyzing facts from a hypothetical and applying the applicable rule of law.
  • Introduce yourself and explain your expectations from the course.
  • Examine and study transfers and exchange of property rights.
  • Evaluate and compare the laws and methodologies of land use controls.
  • Define and learn the law of servitudes and in particular, easements.
  • Appraise and study the law of servitudes including convenants.
  • Evaluate and understand title assurance including registration of title and title insurance.
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2L, 3L & 4L Required Courses

LAW 5126 Property II

Credits : 4
This course emphasizes the control of land use through private and public means, private land-use arrangements, a comparative study of servitudes, judicial zoning, legislative zoning, and the problem of regulatory takings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand land transactions, including contracts of sale and deeds.
  • Evaluate and understand the law of mortgages.
  • Examine title assurance, and in particular, the recording system.
  • Determine and study judicial land use controls including the law of nuisance and its ensuing remedies.
  • Examine the law of zoning, including nonconforming use, variances, amendments, aesthetic regulation, and exclusionary zoning.
  • Examine the power of eminent domain, including public use, physical occupations and regulatory takings.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Integrate course concepts and learn analytical skills by analyzing facts from a hypothetical and applying the applicable rule of law.
  • Introduce yourself and explain your expectations from the course.
  • Examine and study transfers and exchange of property rights.
  • Evaluate and compare the laws and methodologies of land use controls.
  • Define and learn the law of servitudes and in particular, easements.
  • Appraise and study the law of servitudes including convenants.
  • Evaluate and understand title assurance including registration of title and title insurance.
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Elective Courses

LAW 5126 Property II

Credits : 4
This course emphasizes the control of land use through private and public means, private land-use arrangements, a comparative study of servitudes, judicial zoning, legislative zoning, and the problem of regulatory takings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand land transactions, including contracts of sale and deeds.
  • Evaluate and understand the law of mortgages.
  • Examine title assurance, and in particular, the recording system.
  • Determine and study judicial land use controls including the law of nuisance and its ensuing remedies.
  • Examine the law of zoning, including nonconforming use, variances, amendments, aesthetic regulation, and exclusionary zoning.
  • Examine the power of eminent domain, including public use, physical occupations and regulatory takings.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Integrate course concepts and learn analytical skills by analyzing facts from a hypothetical and applying the applicable rule of law.
  • Introduce yourself and explain your expectations from the course.
  • Examine and study transfers and exchange of property rights.
  • Evaluate and compare the laws and methodologies of land use controls.
  • Define and learn the law of servitudes and in particular, easements.
  • Appraise and study the law of servitudes including convenants.
  • Evaluate and understand title assurance including registration of title and title insurance.
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