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Legal Writing.  All students take the required year-long sequence called Legal Research and Legal Writing.  In the fall, the course introduces students to the basics of legal research and to the traditional legal memorandum.  In the spring, the course focuses in brief writing and oral advocacy. During the second and third years, including the summer term, students can choose from a variety of courses:
  • Legal Writing, Advanced: General
  • Legal Writing, Advanced: Litigation
  • Legal Writing, Advanced: Transactional Drafting
In addition to the course offerings, the Law School offers students assistance in developing their writing skills through the Law School Writing Center. Research.  In the first year legal research and writing course, students are introduced to legal research resources and strategies.  To further develop those research skills and to gain a greater understanding of the sources and use of legal authorities, students may choose among a number of legal research electives. In addition, there are a number of one-hour pass/fail electives in advanced legal research.  Students may choose among classes that cover legal research in specific subjects (including intellectual property and tax) and those that focus on particular jurisdictions (Texas and foreign and international law).  A one hour pass/fail course in general legal research is also offered to second and third year students.

 
Unique # Title Instructor
  29440 Appellate Clerkship Writing Vance, S
  29110 Legal Research & Legal Writing Einhorn, E
  29115 Legal Research & Legal Writing Meyer, R
  29120 Legal Research & Legal Writing Meyer, R
  29155 Legal Research & Legal Writing Youngdale, E
  29160 Legal Research & Legal Writing Youngdale, E
  29135 Legal Research & Legal Writing Schiess, W
  29140 Legal Research & Legal Writing Schiess, W
  29085 Legal Research & Legal Writing Blinkova, N
  29100 Legal Research & Legal Writing Bridges, K
  29145 Legal Research & Legal Writing Sharp, S
  29130 Legal Research & Legal Writing Petrie, S
  29095 Legal Research & Legal Writing Bridges, K
  29150 Legal Research & Legal Writing Sharp, S
  29105 Legal Research & Legal Writing Einhorn, E
  29125 Legal Research & Legal Writing Petrie, S
  29090 Legal Research & Legal Writing Blinkova, N
  29170 Legal Research, Adv Cristobal, K
  29165 Legal Research, Adv: Corporate & Securities Noel, J
  29175 Legal Research, Adv: Texas Law Duncan, C
  29178 Legal Writing, Adv: Litigation Ploeger, L
  29181 Legal Writing, Adv: Litigation Eskow, L
  29180 Legal Writing, Adv: TQ Schiess, W
  29179 Legal Writing, Adv: Trnsactnl Drafting Derose, M
  29182 Legal Writing, Adv: Trnsactnl Drafting King, A
  29184 Legal Writing, Adv: Trnsactnl Drafting Whittenburg, B
  29183 Legal Writing, Adv: Trnsactnl Drafting Nirken, H
  29480 Preparing For A Federal District Clerkship Kirkendall Rein, M
  29500 Writing for the Court Smith, B