Course Information

Course Number

160B

Credits

2

Area of Study & Practice

  • Legal Skills

Legal Analysis, Research & Writing


An introductory study of the various forms of legal writing and modes of legal research. Through an integrated approach to writing and research, the course begins by analyzing the components of judicial opinions and ends with the students independently researching and writing a sophisticated appellate brief. The principal goal of this course is the mastery of the basic tools of legal analysis, the principles of legal writing, and the techniques of legal research using both print and online resources.

Legal Writing at Duke Law


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.

Sections/Instructors

Sarah C. W. Baker, Kelly Leong
Legal Analysis, Research & Writing 160B.08
Spring 2015

Kristina J. Alayan, Sarah Powell
Legal Analysis, Research & Writing 160B.07
Spring 2015

Rebecca Rich, Jane Bahnson
Legal Analysis, Research & Writing 160B.06
Spring 2015

Jo Ann Ragazzo, Jennifer L. Behrens
Legal Analysis, Research & Writing 160B.05
Spring 2015

Frances Turner Mock, Laura M. Scott
Legal Analysis, Research & Writing 160B.04
Spring 2015

Jeremy Mullem
Mary Morgan
Legal Analysis, Research & Writing 160B.03
Spring 2015

Marguerite Most, Diane Appleton Reeves
Legal Analysis, Research & Writing 160B.02
Spring 2015

Sean E. Andrussier
Mary Morgan
Legal Analysis, Research & Writing 160B.01
Spring 2015

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