LSK 921 (06) - Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research I

Legal Analysis,Writing&Rsrch I

Law   Franklin Pierce School of Law :: Skills (LAW)
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Law (08/21/2023 - 12/15/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 16628
This course introduces the fundamental research, analytical, and writing skills used by practicing lawyers. Students learn how to: 1) Identify, locate, and know how and when to use primary and secondary sources of law, and how to validate them; 2) Develop coherent research strategies to client presented legal problems; 3) Read, comprehend, analyze, and synthesize legal issues and authorities; 4) Apply law to facts; 5) Organize coherent predictive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; 6) Understand and accurately use legal citation; 7) Write clearly and concisely; and 8) Practice professional expectations. Students research, write, and format several objective interoffice memos of varying lengths over the course of the semester.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Melissa Christensen

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/21/2023 12/15/2023 MR 1:00pm - 2:30pm UNHL 274