The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

Main menu:

UT Law School Classes - Fall 2013

Legal Rsch & Writ Frgn Lawyers

Instructor: Flammer, S Credits: 2 - pass/fail Course ID: 279M Unique #29330
     Day    Time   Location
   Monday 11:50 am - 1:00 pm JON 6.206
   Wednesday 11:50 am - 1:00 pm JON 6.206
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Paper
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
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.

Graded pass/fail.

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

Related Course Areas