This is a required course for all students in the LL.M. program for foreign law graduates. The course will include guidance in the development and writing of projects for seminars or independent study projects. Students will be assisted with topic selection, developing an analytical focus, and writing the paper. Students doing independent studies will present their papers in the class for feedback. The course will also provide an opportunity to address specific issues of interest to students as well as opportunities to observe settings involving practical legal skills.