LSK 945 (01) - Judicial Opinion Drafting

Judicial Opinion Drafting

Law   Franklin Pierce School of Law :: Skills (LAW)
Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Law (01/02/2024 - 05/10/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 52807
This course is designed to appeal to students planning to either participate in a legal residency with a judge or to enter the market for a judicial clerkship. Students critically discuss the theories of case resolution articulated and applied by prominent jurists, develop their own theories of case resolution, identify and consider the varying audiences for trial and appellate court orders and opinions in both the state and federal court systems, and draft and polish a well-written and principled opinion that they can use as a writing sample when applying for a legal residency position or a judicial clerkship.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Law Upper Level Writing
Instructors: Heather Ward

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/8/2024 1/12/2024 MTWRF 9:00am - 5:00pm UNHL 201
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January Intersession Course: In-Person Attendance Required