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Spring 2014 - Legal Writing, Advanced: Transactional Drafting

King, Alice L

Course ID: 232D  Unique # 29182  Credit Hours: 2  (Pass/Fail only)
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Wednesday 5:45 pm - 7:35 pm TNH 2.137
Exams:  None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.

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.

Related Course Areas
Drafting Contracts: Why Lawyers Do What They Do - Stark, Tina L.
  Aspen, edition: 2nd, 2007
  ISBN: 073556339X   (required)
The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style - Garner, Bryan
  West Law School, edition: 3rd, 2013
  ISBN: 0314289011   (optional)
A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting - Adams, Kenneth
  American Bar Association, edition: 2nd, 2008
  ISBN: 1604420286   (optional)