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Fall 2012 - Legal Writing, Advanced

Schiess, Wayne

Course ID: 232D  Unique # 29055  Credit Hours: 2  (Pass/Fail only)
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Wednesday 1:15 pm - 2:05 pm TNH 2.123
   Thursday 1:15 pm - 2:05 pm TNH 2.123
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 surveys two broad categories of legal writing.  The first category is litigation writing:  pleadings, discovery, motions and responses, and jury instructions.  The second category is transactional drafting:  contracts, rules, and plain-English consumer documents.  The course also covers email and the mechanics of writing:  grammar, punctuation, usage, and style for professional legal writing.

2 credits, pass-fail
Enrollment limited to 16

Students who have already taken Advanced Legal Writing:  Litigation with Bridges, or Advanced Legal Writing with Schiess may not take this course.

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