5314 Lawyering Skills and Strategies - E1 - SIMPSON- 21416
Lauren Simpson (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])
Course Areas: 1st Year - Part-Time
Time: 7:30p-9:00p M , Th Location: 209 BLB
Course Outline: Lawyering Skills and Strategies I will focus on an introduction to the American legal system and the underlying skills and strategies that lawyers must possess to succeed within it. By working through fact-specific problems both inside and outside the classroom, students will learn to identify legal issues; to locate and to assess the governing law; to gather initial facts from the client; to communicate with the client; to analyze legal issues within the context of particular fact patterns; to cite to the governing law; and to write clear and concise documents that reflect that legal analysis or that address the client’s transactional needs.
Course Notes: **BOOKS LISTED ARE FOR PROF. SIMPSON'S E1 & E2 SECTIONS
**UPDATE: There is a new edition of the Interactive Citation Workbook for the BlueBook. The ISBN is 9781630435905. The title will be used in all the 5314 courses.
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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Course Materials (7/18/2014 9:31:02 AM)
BOOKS LISTED ARE FOR PROF. SIMPSON'S E1 & E2 SECTIONS