206.4A sec. 010 - Legal Research and Writing for LL.M. Students (Fall 2019)
Instructor: Tarah Powell-chen (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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- Th 6:25 PM - 8:15 PM
Location: Law 134
From August 22, 2019
To November 22, 2019
Course End: November 22, 2019
Class Number: 32100
Enroll Limit: 16
As of: 04/07 11:14 PM
Legal Research and Writing introduces international LL.M. students to U.S. legal reasoning and practice by examining court opinions, teaching legal research methods, and developing skills of legal writing and oral presentation in the United States. The course emphasizes understanding the U.S. legal system, common law legal reasoning, legal problem solving, and effective written and oral communication of legal analysis. The course includes several written assignments building up to a final writing project of 15 to 18 pages, which satisfies the Capstone Writing Requirement. Students will also make a short oral presentation.
This course is two credits and graded.
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A reader will be used in this class.
Required Books are in blue
- Plain English for Lawyers
Richard C. Wydick, Amy E. Sloan
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC
e-Book Available: unknown
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price: To Be Determined