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Spring 2015
6207 Lawyering Skills and Strategies - C2 - RACHLIN- 20301

Professor(s): Susan Rachlin (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 2

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section C 

Time: 2:00p-2:50p T  9:30a-10:20a FLocation:  

Course Outline: Spring 2015
6207 Lawyering Skills and Strategies – C2 - RACHLIN-
Credits: 2
Course Areas: 1st Year - Section C
Course Outline: Lawyering Skills and Strategies I will focus on an introduction to the American legal system and the skills and strategic planning lawyers must possess to succeed within it. The curriculum will be problem – based, using fact-pattern simulations to enable students to work through actual practice skills and strategies and ethical issues. Training in essential lawyering skills such as oral communication, legal writing, research and analysis will be embedded within fact pattern simulations involving typical transactional issues which students will work through to develop lawyering skills and problem-solving strategies. Students will be divided into small groups to represent opposing sides of the problem.

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No