University of Denver Sturm College of Law

“Carnegie Integrated Course” (CIC) Requirements

This series of courses will be conducted primarily in a simulated or practice-oriented learning environment in the context of substantive law:

I. Major (“Substantial and Regular”) Component Requirements:

A. At least two (2) of the following practice contexts:

Litigation
Contract/Agreement drafting
Negotiation
Client and/or Witness Interviewing
Client Counseling
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Legislative Drafting
Oral Presentation

B. Writing and Research Skills

1. Students will write several legal documents, and

2. Students will write a variety of documents (including, e.g., briefs, motions, reports, legislation, internal memos, reflection papers, etc.), and

3. Students will write at least one document with a requirement of a rewrite after feedback is provided, and

4. Students will research at least one legal topic posed by, and related to, the simulation or practice context of the course.

II. Minor (“At Least One Exercise”) Component Requirements:

A. Professional Identity, Ethics, and Values:

In addition to exhibiting appropriate professional behaviors throughout the course as well as in simulated practice settings (including, e.g., collaborative groups), students will be required to submit at least one graded assignment concerning ethical and/or professional identity issues posed by, and related to, the simulation or practice context of the course.

B. Oral Presentation/Advocacy:

In addition to regular participation in the class, students will be required to prepare at least one graded oral presentation on an issue or issues posed by, and related to, the simulation or practice context of the course.



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