Courses 2009 - 2010
LAW A 506 Legal Analysis, Research and Writing
Credits: 1-7, Variable
The course has three major components. First, it provides an introduction to sources of law, legal reasoning, interpretative methodologies, and professional responsibility. Second, it teaches the sources and techniques for basic legal research. Third, it develops and hones students’ ability to write about complex legal issues in a variety of settings and for a variety of audiences. Students have the opportunity to practice a number of skills, including interviewing, counseling, and oral argument. Classes include lectures, workshops, and simulated client representation exercises.