Writing Legal Arguments |
This course is designed to improve skills in developing, organizing, drafting, and revising legal arguments. Students will learn to work through the writing process systematically, and they will learn about the rhetorical principles that underlie the design and delivery of all arguments. Students will complete the following projects: (1) a judicial opinion; (2) an outline and an appellate brief in a domestic relations case; (3) a memo, outline, and appellate brief in a civil case.
Credit Hours: 2
ULW: This course will meet the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)