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Fall 2012 - Legal Research & Writing for Foreign Lawyers

Sween, Gretchen S

Course ID: 279M  Unique # 29365  Credit Hours: 2
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:40 am TNH 3.140
   Thursday 10:30 am - 11:40 am TNH 3.140
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This course is restricted to upper division students only.

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.


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

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