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Spring 2014 - Legal Writing, Adv: Transactional Drafting

Derose, Melonie M

Credit Hours: 2 (Pass/Fail)  Course ID: 232D  Unique # 29179

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
W2:15 - 4:05 pmJON 5.206
Exams:  None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.

Description
The course focuses on the language, structure, and style of contracts, agreements, statutes, rules, and regulations with a focus on modern drafting conventions.  The course also covers correspondence and the plain-English movement.  Students will practice finding, revising, and drafting various kinds of transactional documents.

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Textbooks
Drafting Contracts: How and Why Lawyers Do What They Do [Paperback] - stark, Tina L.
  Aspen Publishers, edition: June 2007
  ISBN: 073556339X   (required)
A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting - Adams, Kenneth A.
  American Bar Association, edition: 2d
  ISBN: 1604420286   (optional)