LSK 921 (05) - Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research I

Legal Analysis,Writing&Rsrch I

Law   Franklin Pierce School of Law :: Skills (LAW)
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Law Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 16545
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.
Majors not allowed in section: LAW: JD HYBRID
Excluding the following students: Graduate Law - Online
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/6/2024 MR 9:00am - 10:30am TBA

Booklist

Book Details
ALWD GUIDE TO LEGAL CITATION-W/ACCESS (7TH 21)
by WILLIAMS
Required
ISBN
978154380777 6
PUBLISHER
ASPEN
REDBOOK:MANUAL ON LEGAL STYLE (5TH 23)
by GARNER
Recommended
ISBN
978164242143 9
PUBLISHER
WEST ACAD
SOURCES+STRATEGIES OF LEGAL RESEARCH (23)
by OSBORNE
Required
ISBN
978153102623 3
PUBLISHER
CAROLINA A
PLAIN ENGLISH FOR LAWYERS (7TH 24)
by WYDICK
Recommended
ISBN
978153102349 2
PUBLISHER
CAROLINA A
LAWYER WRITES (4TH 24)
by COUGHLIN
Required
ISBN
978153102069 9
PUBLISHER
CAROLINA A
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