Course Information

Course Number

515

Credits

2

Contract Drafting for the Finance Lawyer

Contract Drafting is an upper-level course that teaches basic practical skills in contract drafting through written drafting exercises. The exercises will be done both in and outside of class, and extensive peer and instructor editing will be used. While the skills taught will be basic, they will also be translatable to more sophisticated contracts, such as those that Duke Law students can expect to see and draft in practice. The course will be a combination of lecture and in-class drafting and editing exercises, with an emphasis on the exercises. There will be pre-class reading assignments from the text, possibly supplemented with other outside reading. Some drafting exercises will be assigned to be done outside of class for subsequent in-class editing. Grading will be on the basis of these written drafting assignments, the quality of editing others' drafts, and class participation.


Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.

Prerequisite Information

Co-requisite: Business Associations

Sections/Instructors

Alexandra K. Johnson
Contract Drafting for the Finance Lawyer 515.01
Spring 2015

Alexandra K. Johnson
Contract Drafting for the Finance Lawyer 515.01
Fall 2014
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Alexandra K. Johnson
Contract Drafting for the Finance Lawyer 515.01
Spring 2014
E-mail ListSakai Site

Alexandra K. Johnson
Contract Drafting for the Finance Lawyer 515.01
Fall 2013
E-mail ListSakai Site

Contract Drafting for the Finance Lawyer 515.301
Spring 2006

Ted Kaufman
Contract Drafting for the Finance Lawyer 515.01
Spring 2005

Ted Kaufman
Contract Drafting for the Finance Lawyer 515.01
Spring 2004