Legal Writing


1/8/04 ?The structure of the course, the roles of a lawyer, forms of legal reasoning, the ethics of predictive writing, plagiarism


1/15/04 ?Citations, rules of law


1/22/04 ?Reading cases instrumentally, the effect of a particular case


1/29/04 ?Condensing a rule out of several rules


2/5/04 ?Explaining the rule, analyzing the problem


2/12/04 ?A visit from Lexis, the office memo assignment


3/4/04 ?About the trial brief


3/10/04 ?About working on journals, about writing the brief, exercises


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