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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