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Fall 2012 - Legal Res & Wr for Foreign Lawyers

Sween, Gretchen S

Credit Hours: 2  Course ID: 279M  Unique # 29365

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
TTH10:30 - 11:40 amTNH 3.140
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This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
Legal Research & Writing for Foreign Lawyers

This course will introduce foreign lawyers to the case-law method, the basic tools for conducting legal research, and the basic conventions and expectations for creating professional legal work product.  Research and writing assignments will build on each other, culminating in a full-length, formal analytical memorandum that could potentially serve as a professional writing sample.  The course will assist non-native English speakers with the critical-thinking and writing skills that are foundational to American academic endeavors as well as law practice.

Letter-graded.

Restricted to LLM students who do not have a JD degree.  Enrollment is optional, not required.

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