International Commerical Practice Series-Legal English
November 11 - December 18, 2008
Prof. Debra S. Lee, J.D., M.A., co-author "American Legal English"
Tuesdays & Thursdays, November 11 - December 18
The English legal vocabulary is a language unto itself. In this course, participants will acquire and strengthen their skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking Legal English with a special emphasis on terminology commonly used in statutory language, judicial rulings, contracts, legal codes, and memoranda. Participants will be introduced to the use of plain language for specialized legal settings and will benefit from the completion of regular assignments and language exercises.