Sep 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 8376 - Legal Research, Writing, and Advocacy II


Credits: 3

Students meet in small groups and integrate instruction in research, analysis, and writing as well as instruction in advocacy skills such as brief writing, oral argument, and negotiation. Uses simulated interviewing and negotiation exercises, group discussions, and writing exercises to teach these skills. In the fall, emphasizes research skills and legal analysis; focuses writing instruction on organization and synthesis; and requires students to write an objective legal memorandum containing a well-reasoned, clearly written analysis of several legal issues, substantiated by legal authority in correct citation form. In the spring, involves research and analysis that are more advanced and focuses on persuasive writing. Grades each term are based in large part on one research and writing project.



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