LAW 5720: Legal Analysis and Writing (Fall Term) - 2201

Legal Analysis and Writing (Fall Term)
(0 Contact, 0 Field) Class Term:
Fall Term 2019-2020
Catalog Number:
5720
Class Number:
13499
Class Schedule:
Thursday
11:30 am
12:20 pm
Room:
LAW G46
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Lecture
Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
Yes
Category:
First-Year Courses - Enrollment is limited to first-year students

Description

Students in this first year course will begin to develop the art of analytical legal writing. In classes, students engage in discussions and practical exercises as they learn to analyze cases, statutes and other authorities. The course emphasizes student development in the following skills: organizing the analysis of legal issues logically and coherently; expressing written legal analysis clearly, concisely, and effectively; developing and defending legal arguments, both in writing and orally; performing basic legal research; drafting selected legal documents; and using proper citation form. Exercises and other assignments promote the students’ awareness and appreciation of relevant ethical standards.

Legal Analysis and Writing (Fall Term)