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Spring 2014
5297 Advanced Legal Research & Writing for FLLM - TILTON-McCARTHY- 24926

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

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Practice Skills - (Research and Writing) 

Time: 12:30p-2:30p  MLocation: TUII-211 

Course Outline: Advanced Legal Research and Writing for FLLM Students
This course is designed to build on concepts taught in Lawyering Strategy Skills for FLLM students and provide the students with an opportunity to further hone their research and writing skills (with constructive feedback) as well as to learn new techniques to deal with more complicated legal issues. Advanced research skills will be taught, and the students will be expected to draft a memorandum covering more complex legal issues. In addition, students will negotiate a multifaceted transaction and draft the resulting contract. Students will also learn to draft a settlement agreement, a will and/or a client opinion letter. Lastly, students will be taught persuasive writing skills and will draft a trial motion or short appellate brief.

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