160AB 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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Course Areas of Practice
Course Type
Lecture
Learning Outcomes
Legal analysis and reasoning, legal research, problem-solving, and written and oral communication in the legal context
2018
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

160AB.01 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Jane Bahnson, Casandra L. Thomson Tu/F 9:30-10:30 AM 4042

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.02 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Rachel Gordon, Diane Appleton Reeves Tu/F 11:00-12:00 PM 3037

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.03 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Deanne Morgan, Jeremy Mullem Tu/F 9:30-10:30 AM 3043

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.04 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Deanne Morgan, Emily N. Strauss Tu/F 11:00-12:00 PM 4042

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.05 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Jo Ann Ragazzo, Wickliffe Shreve Tu/F 11:00-12:00 PM 3043

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.06 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Casandra Laskowski, Rebecca Rich Tu/F 9:30-10:30 AM 4000

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.07 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Jennifer L. Behrens, Sarah Powell Tu/F 9:30-10:30 AM 3037

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.08 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Sarah C. W. Baker, Laura M. Scott Tu/F 11:00-12:00 PM 4055

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only
2017
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

160AB.01 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Casandra L. Thomson, Jane Bahnson Tu/F 9:30-10:40 AM 4042

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.02 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Diane Appleton Reeves, Rachel Gordon Tu/F 11:00-12:10 PM 4045

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.03 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Jeremy Mullem, Deanne Morgan Tu/F 9:30-10:40 AM 4045

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.04 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Emily N. Strauss, Deanne Morgan Tu/F 11:00-12:10 PM 3037

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.05 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Jo Ann Ragazzo, Wickliffe Shreve Tu/F 11:00-12:10 PM 4042

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.06 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Rebecca Rich, Casandra Laskowski Tu/F 9:30-10:40 AM 4000

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.07 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Sarah Powell, Jennifer L. Behrens Tu/F 9:30-10:40 AM 4047

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.08 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Sarah C. W. Baker, Laura M. Scott Tu/F 11:00-12:10 PM 3043

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

160AB.01 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Casandra L. Thomson, Jane Bahnson TuF 9:30-10:30 AM 4000

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.02 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Diane Appleton Reeves, Rachel Gordon TuF 11:00-12:00 PM 4000

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.03 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Jeremy Mullem, Deanne Morgan TuF 11:00-12:00 PM 3043

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.04 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Frances Turner Mock, Laura M. Scott TuF 9:30-10:30 AM 3043

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.05 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Jo Ann Ragazzo, Wickliffe Shreve TuF 11:00-12:00 PM 4045

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.06 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Rebecca Rich, Lucie Olejnikova TuF 9:30-10:30 AM 3037

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.07 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Sarah Powell, Jennifer L. Behrens TuF 11:00-12:00 PM 3037

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160AB.08 4
  • Reflection Papers
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
Deanne Morgan, Emily N. Strauss TuF 9:20-10:20 AM 4047

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.

This is a year-long course.  Upon successful completion of the Fall and Spring semesters, students are awarded four credits and graded on numerical scale.  A grade of Credit (CR) or No Credit (NC) is given after the Fall semester.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only
2016
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

160A.01 2
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
  • Reflection Papers
Casandra L. Thomson, Jane Bahnson Tu/F 9:30-10:40 AM 3037

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 Web site

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160A.02 2
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
  • Reflection Papers
Diane Appleton Reeves, Rachel Gordon Tu/F 11:00-12:10 PM 3037

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 Web site

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160A.03 2
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
  • Reflection Papers
Jeremy Mullem, Deanne Morgan Tu/F 11:00-12:10 PM 3043

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 Web site

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160A.04 2
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
  • Reflection Papers
Frances Turner Mock, Laura M. Scott Tu/F 9:30-10:40 AM 4042

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 Web site

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160A.05 2
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
  • Reflection Papers
Jo Ann Ragazzo, Wickliffe Shreve Tu/F 11:00-12:10 PM 4042

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 Web site

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160A.06 2
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
  • Reflection Papers
Rebecca Rich, Lucie Olejnikova Tu/F 9:30-10:40 AM 4055

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 Web site

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160A.07 2
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
  • Reflection Papers
Sarah Powell, Jennifer L. Behrens Tu/F 11:00-12:10 PM 4047

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 Web site

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only

160A.08 2
  • Final paper (10+ pages in length)
  • Reflection Papers
Emily N. Strauss, Deanne Morgan Tu/F 9:30-10:40 AM 4047

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 Web site

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
JD students only
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

160B.01 2 Jane Bahnson, Casandra L. Thomson

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

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

160B.02 2 Marguerite Most, Diane Appleton Reeves

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

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

160B.03 2 Jeremy Mullem, Kevin Smith TuF 11:00 AM 4000

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

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

160B.04 2 Frances Turner Mock, Laura M. Scott

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

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

160B.05 2 Jennifer L. Behrens, Jo Ann Ragazzo

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

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

160B.06 2 Rebecca Rich, Deanne Morgan

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

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

160B.07 2 Sarah Powell, Deanne Morgan

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

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

160B.08 2 Sarah C. W. Baker, Lucie Olejnikova

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

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.