Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions

Details

Course Code:
LAW 664
Units:
3
Grading:
Law Mandatory P/R/F

Description

This course offers students practical preparation in the skills needed to be a great transactional lawyer. Students will learn to draft clear, effective, plain language contracts and to draft and analyze other transactional writings used to manage complex business transactions. The course provides a wide range of realistic drafting problems and interactive lectures. Through them students will (i) develop sensitivity to the expectations of their clients and other attorneys, (ii) sharpen their analytical skills in the context of contracts, and (iii) learn specialized research tools related to contract provisions. The class will appeal to students interested in working in a law firm and practicing transactional law (of any type) and those interested in business litigation who would like to gain an understanding of contract provisions. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Students on the waitlist for the course will be admitted if spots are available on the basis of priority and Degree of Study. Early drop deadline: Students may not drop this course after first week of class. Corporations (Law 242) is a prerequisite for all but LLM (CGP) students. Elements used in grading: Class participation, attendance, written assignments, and final paper.

Current Offerings

2015-2016 Spring

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #1046

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

  • Room: Law272

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 02 Class #58609

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 16

Notes: Law students can sign up for this class (Section 02) in the SLS Registrar's Office from now to Friday, March 18, 2016. After the deadline on March 18, a lottery will be run to determine the class list. You will receive an email notice before the first day of the class on your acceptance in the class or placement on the waitlist. PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

  • Room: Law272

Past Offerings

2015-2016 Winter

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #1046

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2015-2016 Autumn

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #1061

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2014-2015 Spring

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #30076

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. Writing Requirement for Law Degree. Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2014-2015 Winter

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #29611

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. Writing Requirement for Law Degree. Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 02 Class #29612

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. Writing Requirement for Law Degree. Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2014-2015 Autumn

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #29274

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. Writing Requirement for Law Degree. Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

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