Advanced Legal Writing for American Practice

Details

Course Code:
LAW 7827
Units:
3
Grading:
Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail

Description

(Formerly Law 708) This course orients advanced degree students and upper class JD students to a range of legal writing genres used by lawyers in practice in American law offices and before American courts. At the core of these genres are the techniques of legal research, objective and persuasive legal writing, and related legal analysis. The course presents students with realistic legal writing scenarios that they address in and out of class. Students perform legal research and analysis as they complete assignments designed to incorporate methods that American lawyers use to analyze typical legal problems while advocating on behalf of a hypothetical client in a litigation matter. Class Participation, Attendance, Written Assignments.

Future Offerings

2016-2017 Winter

Advanced Legal Writing for American Practice LAW 7827 Section 01 Class #31309

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 18

Past Offerings

2015-2016 Winter

Advanced Legal Writing for American Practice LAW 708 Section 01 Class #45465

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 18

Notes: PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2014-2015 Spring

Advanced Legal Writing for American Practice LAW 708 Section 01 Class #33865

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 18

2014-2015 Winter

Advanced Legal Writing for American Practice LAW 708 Section 01 Class #30704

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 18
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