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LSK 901 (01) - Advanced Legal Research

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 54662
Advanced Legal Research is designed to provide an overview of essential legal research tools and strategies to prepare students to become efficient and cost-effective researchers. Traditional and non-traditional research tools and techniques will be explored, evaluated and compared. In addition to reviewing the basic primary and secondary sources for legal research, the course will also include legislative history, administrative research, practitioner materials, topical materials, reference sources, and fact based research including: Business research including newspaper research and corporation filings Jury Verdict Reports Medical Research Criminal Records Asset Searches People Searching Other topics TBD Cost effective legal research is constantly integrated into the course to prepare students for post law school research realities. The format of the class consists of the presentation of problems, time allotted for independent group research, demonstrations, and discussions of resources, techniques, and cost-effectiveness of the research process.
Instructors: Thomas Hemstock
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 T 3:15pm - 5:15pm UNH Law School (Concord) 103

LSK 903 (02) - Advanced Trial Advocacy

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 03/09/2017)
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 54709
Through this course, students compete in one of two national trial advocacy competitions during the late winter, during which students intensively prepare and conduct a trial. One regional competition is held in mid-February and the other in late February. National finals (if a team advances) are held one month later. Students receive the competition problem in December, and normally return from winter break one week early to begin the intensive case analysis, brainstorming and courtroom advocacy practice necessary to prepare and conduct a jury trial in a short time period. Numerous practice rounds are held, with students arguing before a variety of visiting judges. The regional competitions are held before actual judges and lawyers, with UNH School of Law teams competing against trial teams from law schools throughout New England. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Prerequisites: Evidence & Trial Advocacy. Instructor permission required to enroll. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students. Course format: competition. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: David Ruoff, Lauren Breda
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 3/9/2017 MR 5:30pm - 9:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 228

LSK 907 (01) - Legal Residency

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 54663
Through the legal residency program, students earn academic credit while developing legal and professional skills under the close supervision of a practicing lawyer or other professionals. Students may, for instance, perform their legal residencies in government agencies, law firms, judicial chambers, nonprofit organizations, or corporations. The legal residency program is governed by Academic Rule IX. Students must meet with the Legal Residency Director or her designee in the semester prior to enrolling in a legal residency and all legal residencies must be approved by the Director or her designee. Eligibility: Open to second semester 2Ls and 3Ls. Prerequisites: Professional Responsibility, except for judicial residencies. Corequisites: Legal Residency Class. Instructor permission required to enroll. Course format: clinic. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course must be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Courtney Brooks
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017

LSK 920 (01) - Legal Analysis and Writing 2

Legal Analysis & Writing 2

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 54597
Legal Analysis and Writing II builds upon and reinforces the goals of Legal Analysis and Writing I, adding persuasive writing and speaking. Being persuasive, showing why others should agree with you, is important for lawyers in any field, not just those who want to argue in court. Lawyers need to be persuasive in their written words and when speaking with others. In addition to practicing and achieving higher proficiency in the six goals for Legal Analysis and Writing 1, in successfully completing this course, you will have learned how to: 1) Organize coherent persuasive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; and 2) Prepare and present an oral argument. As with Legal Analysis and Writing 1, you will be required to engage in a recursive process of writing, reading, analyzing, organizing, writing and rewriting. All the traits that are important in Legal Analysis and Writing I are important here as well. In this course, you will write a persuasive memo to a trial court, completing a graded outline, first draft, and final brief. You will prepare and present an oral argument to outside judges. You will earn your grade based on your individual written work, your oral argument, and your professional engagement in class. Eligibility: Required JD course. Prerequisites: Legal Analysis and Writing 1. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: writing. Grading: regular submissions, 80%; see syllabus, 20%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Jessica Durkis-Stokes
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 MW 8:30am - 10:00am UNH Law School (Concord) 274

LSK 920 (02) - Legal Analysis and Writing 2

Legal Analysis & Writing 2

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 54596
Legal Analysis and Writing II builds upon and reinforces the goals of Legal Analysis and Writing I, adding persuasive writing and speaking. Being persuasive, showing why others should agree with you, is important for lawyers in any field, not just those who want to argue in court. Lawyers need to be persuasive in their written words and when speaking with others. In addition to practicing and achieving higher proficiency in the six goals for Legal Analysis and Writing 1, in successfully completing this course, you will have learned how to: 1) Organize coherent persuasive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; and 2) Prepare and present an oral argument. As with Legal Analysis and Writing 1, you will be required to engage in a recursive process of writing, reading, analyzing, organizing, writing and rewriting. All the traits that are important in Legal Analysis and Writing I are important here as well. In this course, you will write a persuasive memo to a trial court, completing a graded outline, first draft, and final brief. You will prepare and present an oral argument to outside judges. You will earn your grade based on your individual written work, your oral argument, and your professional engagement in class. Eligibility: Required JD course. Prerequisites: Legal Analysis and Writing 1. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: writing. Grading: regular submissions, 80%; see syllabus, 20%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Amy Vorenberg
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 MW 10:30am - 12:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 201

LSK 920 (03) - Legal Analysis and Writing 2

Legal Analysis & Writing 2

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 54598
Legal Analysis and Writing II builds upon and reinforces the goals of Legal Analysis and Writing I, adding persuasive writing and speaking. Being persuasive, showing why others should agree with you, is important for lawyers in any field, not just those who want to argue in court. Lawyers need to be persuasive in their written words and when speaking with others. In addition to practicing and achieving higher proficiency in the six goals for Legal Analysis and Writing 1, in successfully completing this course, you will have learned how to: 1) Organize coherent persuasive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; and 2) Prepare and present an oral argument. As with Legal Analysis and Writing 1, you will be required to engage in a recursive process of writing, reading, analyzing, organizing, writing and rewriting. All the traits that are important in Legal Analysis and Writing I are important here as well. In this course, you will write a persuasive memo to a trial court, completing a graded outline, first draft, and final brief. You will prepare and present an oral argument to outside judges. You will earn your grade based on your individual written work, your oral argument, and your professional engagement in class. Eligibility: Required JD course. Prerequisites: Legal Analysis and Writing 1. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: writing. Grading: regular submissions, 80%; see syllabus, 20%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Amy Vorenberg
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 MW 8:30am - 10:00am UNH Law School (Concord) 201

LSK 920 (04) - Legal Analysis and Writing 2

Legal Analysis & Writing 2

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 54599
Legal Analysis and Writing II builds upon and reinforces the goals of Legal Analysis and Writing I, adding persuasive writing and speaking. Being persuasive, showing why others should agree with you, is important for lawyers in any field, not just those who want to argue in court. Lawyers need to be persuasive in their written words and when speaking with others. In addition to practicing and achieving higher proficiency in the six goals for Legal Analysis and Writing 1, in successfully completing this course, you will have learned how to: 1) Organize coherent persuasive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; and 2) Prepare and present an oral argument. As with Legal Analysis and Writing 1, you will be required to engage in a recursive process of writing, reading, analyzing, organizing, writing and rewriting. All the traits that are important in Legal Analysis and Writing I are important here as well. In this course, you will write a persuasive memo to a trial court, completing a graded outline, first draft, and final brief. You will prepare and present an oral argument to outside judges. You will earn your grade based on your individual written work, your oral argument, and your professional engagement in class. Eligibility: Required JD course. Prerequisites: Legal Analysis and Writing 1. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: writing. Grading: regular submissions, 80%; see syllabus, 20%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Jessica Durkis-Stokes
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 MW 10:30am - 12:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 274

LSK 924 (01) - Negotiations Workshop

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/09/2017 - 03/21/2017)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 54667
In this 10 week interactive workshop, students will identify and learn different theories and types of negotiations. Negotiating effectively is important in any profession, but it is critical for attorneys to sharpen and hone these skills for the benefit of clients. Negotiations occur at all levels of an attorney's practice, whether that practice is in a small firm environment, in litigation, in a corporate setting, or working with a governmental entity. Students will apply their negotiation skills to a variety of situations. Negotiations will occur in two, three or multi-party settings. Class time will be divided between discussion of selected readings, interactive negotiations, and guest attorneys who will discuss some of their own negotiated agreements. Class attendance and participation is mandatory. "Getting to Yes," Fisher, Ury, & Patton, and "Getting Past No," Ury will be required and any additional books required will be posted before the class. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course enrollment is limited to 18 students. Course format: simulation. This course may be taken for a grade or an S/U grade.
Instructors: Sally O'Brien-Rule
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/9/2017 3/21/2017 T 5:15pm - 8:15pm

LSK 928 (01) - Trial Advocacy

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   12  
CRN: 54707
Sections of this course are taught by judges and experienced trial attorneys. This course provides a foundation for the development of the variety of skills necessary for effective trial advocacy no matter what the forum. Development of a theory of a case, file organization and pretrial preparation are emphasized, as well as the more traditional oral trial skills such as closing argument and cross-examination. Students regularly participate in exercises simulating segments of civil and criminal trials. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Corequisites: Evidence. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students. Course format: simulation. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Charles Temple
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 R 5:30pm - 8:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 240