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
2019
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

160AB.01 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Casandra L. Thomson, Jane Bahnson 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.02 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Melissa Hanson, Michael McArthur 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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Jeremy Mullem, Deanne Morgan Tu/F 11:00 to 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

160AB.04 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Jena Reger, Deanne Morgan Tu/F 9:30-10:40 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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Jo Ann Ragazzo, Wickliffe Shreve Tu/F 11:00 to 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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Rebecca Rich, Casandra Laskowski 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.

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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Kendall Gray, Rachel Gordon Tu/F 9:30 to 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.08 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Sarah C. W. Baker, Laura M. Scott Tu/F 11:00-12:10 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
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

160AB.01 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Jane Bahnson, Casandra L. Thomson 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.02 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Rachel Gordon, Diane Appleton Reeves Tu/F 11:00-12:10 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

160AB.03 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Jeremy Mullem, Deanne Morgan Tu/F 9:30-10:40 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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Deanne Morgan, Emily N. Strauss 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

160AB.05 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Jo Ann Ragazzo, Wickliffe Shreve 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.06 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Casandra Laskowski, Rebecca Rich 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.

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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Michael McArthur, Sarah Powell 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.08 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Sarah C. W. Baker, Laura M. Scott 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
2018
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

160AB.01 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Jane Bahnson, Casandra L. Thomson 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.02 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Diane Appleton Reeves, Rachel Gordon 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.03 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Deanne Morgan, Jeremy Mullem Tu/F 9:30-10:40 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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Deanne Morgan, Emily N. Strauss 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

160AB.05 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Jo Ann Ragazzo, Wickliffe Shreve Tu/F 11:00-12:10 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.06 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Casandra Laskowski, Rebecca Rich 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.07 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Michael McArthur, Sarah Powell 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.

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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Sarah C. W. Baker, Laura M. Scott Tu/F 11:00-12:10 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
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

160AB.01 4
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Reflective Writing
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
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
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
  • Reflective Writing
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
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
  • Reflective Writing
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
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
  • Reflective Writing
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
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
  • Reflective Writing
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
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
  • Reflective Writing
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
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
  • Reflective Writing
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
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
  • Reflective Writing
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
  • Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
  • Reflective Writing
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.