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Spring 2015
7397 WRC: Practice-based Legal Writing - TILTON-McCARTHY- 22570

Professor(s): Lisa Tilton-McCarthy (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Practice Skills - (Research and Writing) 

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  MWLocation: 240  BLB

Course Outline: Course Outline: Lawyering Skills and Strategies II will focus on legal writing in litigation and transactional contexts and the skills and strategic planning lawyers must possess to succeed within actual lawyering experiences. 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 litigation and transactional issues that students will work through to develop lawyering skills and problem-solving strategies. Students at times will be assigned to represent opposing sides of the problem.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota=12

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

Course Materials (1/12/2015 1:52:41 PM)

No book required for this course

PER PROF. TWOMEY: ALL BOOKS PURCHASED FOR THE FALL 14 SEMESTER WILL BE USED FOR THE SPRING 15 SEMESTER AS WELL.