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Writing for Law Practice
Professor Elizabeth Ewert
J.D. Seminar 1104 | 2 credit hours
This seminar is designed to reinforce and ensure mastery of the legal writing skills initially taught in Legal Research and Writing. Students will draft a variety of documents based on a single fact pattern, including emails, an inter-office memo, a client letter, and a motion. Students will complete multiple drafts of documents, meet in group conferences and individually with the instructor to discuss certain drafts, and engage in peer editing of classmates' papers with the goal of improving their own writing and editing.
Prerequisite: Legal Practice: Writing and Analysis.
Students may not receive credit for this course and Legal Writing Seminar: Theory and Practice for Law Fellows, Advanced Legal Writing and Practice for Judicial Clerks and Civil Litigators or Advanced Legal Writing: Legal Writing as a Discipline.
Professor permission is required.
THIS COURSE REQUIRES PROFESSOR PERMISSION TO ENROLL. Students should email Professor Ewert (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a short explanation of their interest in the seminar no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2016.