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206.4A sec. 014 - Legal Research and Writing for LL.M. Students (Fall 2019)

Instructor: Heather Moss  
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Units: 2

Meeting:

    Tu 6:25 PM - 8:15 PM
    Location: Law 12
    From August 20, 2019
    To November 22, 2019

Course Start: August 20, 2019
Course End: November 22, 2019
Class Number: 32471

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 15
Waitlisted: 0
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.

Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: General Courses

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Readers:
A reader will be used in this class.

Books:
Required Books are in blue

  • Plain English for Lawyers
    Richard C. Wydick, Amy E. Sloan
    Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC
    ISBN: 9781531006990
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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