University of Pittsburgh
Term: Spring Term 2011-12 (2124)
Catalog Number: 5589
Class Number: 26311
Room: LAW 118.
Class Schedule:
  • W 10:30 am -12:20 pm
  • Instructor: John M. Burkoff
    Type: Seminar
    Credits: 3.0 Credits (2.0 classroom contact, 1.0 field)
    Catalog Requirements: Upper-Level Writing, "W" Writing.
    Enrollment Limit: 14.
    Priority: Seminar - 3rd Year Priority

    Course Description from Course Catalog 5589

    Additional Info

    This course will not be offered in 2012-2013.


    Students will be expected to write a seminar paper which proposes and supports a revision of—or an amendment to—one of the American Bar Association’s Defense or Prosecution Function Standards. In addition to classroom meetings, students are required to meet individually with the instructor during the semester to discuss their progress on their seminar paper. Students will also be expected to give an oral presentation to the class on their seminar paper topic. Final grades will be based on four criteria: classroom participation, presentation, first draft of the seminar paper, and improvements in the final draft of the seminar paper.

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