This course is an in-depth introduction to the craft of legal writing. Students will acquire skills that range from writing legal memoranda, briefs, and pleadings to negotiating and drafting contracts. Students will gain experience in reading and interpreting judicial opinions, as well as applying legal rules to factual scenarios. Deductive reasoning, forensic rhetoric, and English grammar will receive substantial attention. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 201. Requirement Designation: Regular Liberal Arts.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017