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Advanced Legal Writing and Research     LAW-599

This two-unit course goes beyond the 1L legal writing and research course and exposes students to writing and research they may encounter as a summer or junior associate in a law firm. Students taking the course will hone their research and writing skills through graded assignments and weekly exercises. Assignments will include a short research memo, a short email assignment that includes drafting a contract provision, and a research practicum. Class participation is an important component of the course.

Units 2
Grading Options Numeric Only
Exam Type Paper and Research Practicum
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement Yes
Prerequisites LAW 515, LAW 516

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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