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This course provides students with practical experience in drafting various documents they will likely encounter in the practice of law, including both objective and persuasive writing. Students will learn the advanced research skills they need to locate relevant legal materials, including an in-depth knowledge of legal research methods and resources. Students will then use their research results to create precise, clear, effective, and legally sound written documents for a series of modern law practice situations. There will be in-class exercises designed to develop student expertise with particular legal research and writing skills. Course assessments include an internal memorandum, a pleading, a motion, and a decision. This course satisfies the upper-level writing requirement. Laptops are required for this course.
Credit Hours: 2
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)