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LSK 919 (01) - Legal Analysis and Writing 1

Legal Analysis & Writing 1

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14214
Legal Analysis and Writing 1 introduces you to the fundamental analytical and writing skills used by practicing lawyers - these are skills important to any practice area from civil rights to tax. In successfully completing this course, you will have learned how to: 1) Read, comprehend, analyze, and synthesize legal issues and authorities; 2) Apply facts to legal issues and authorities; 3) Organize coherent predictive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; 4) Understand and accurately use legal citation; 5) Write clearly and concisely; and 6) Participate as a professional in all stages of the writing process. Achieving these goals is not a linear process. To achieve them, you will read, reread, and repeatedly consult texts, manuals, and handouts. You will prepare written and oral exercises. You will practice reasoning, researching, analyzing, organizing, citing, revising, and editing. You will build these skills by practicing them at higher levels throughout the course, receiving and reviewing feedback, and analyzing ways you can improve. In this course, you will learn how to write and format an analytical discussion, a client advice letter, and objective interoffice memos. In doing so, you will help and learn from your classmates. This course requires you to be organized, versatile, detail-oriented, responsive, communicative, hardworking, proactive, patient, humble, and open-minded - all traits that go into being a good lawyer. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: writing. Grading: regular submissions/quizzes, 80%; other), 20%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Amy Vorenberg
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 TF 10:01am - 11:00am UNH Law School (Concord) 201

LSK 919 (02) - Legal Analysis and Writing 1

Legal Analysis & Writing 1

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14215
Legal Analysis and Writing 1 introduces you to the fundamental analytical and writing skills used by practicing lawyers - these are skills important to any practice area from civil rights to tax. In successfully completing this course, you will have learned how to: 1) Read, comprehend, analyze, and synthesize legal issues and authorities; 2) Apply facts to legal issues and authorities; 3) Organize coherent predictive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; 4) Understand and accurately use legal citation; 5) Write clearly and concisely; and 6) Participate as a professional in all stages of the writing process. Achieving these goals is not a linear process. To achieve them, you will read, reread, and repeatedly consult texts, manuals, and handouts. You will prepare written and oral exercises. You will practice reasoning, researching, analyzing, organizing, citing, revising, and editing. You will build these skills by practicing them at higher levels throughout the course, receiving and reviewing feedback, and analyzing ways you can improve. In this course, you will learn how to write and format an analytical discussion, a client advice letter, and objective interoffice memos. In doing so, you will help and learn from your classmates. This course requires you to be organized, versatile, detail-oriented, responsive, communicative, hardworking, proactive, patient, humble, and open-minded - all traits that go into being a good lawyer. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: writing. Grading: regular submissions/quizzes, 80%; other), 20%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Jessica Durkis-Stokes
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 TF 10:00am - 11:00am UNH Law School (Concord) 274

LSK 919 (03) - Legal Analysis and Writing 1

Legal Analysis & Writing 1

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14216
Legal Analysis and Writing 1 introduces you to the fundamental analytical and writing skills used by practicing lawyers - these are skills important to any practice area from civil rights to tax. In successfully completing this course, you will have learned how to: 1) Read, comprehend, analyze, and synthesize legal issues and authorities; 2) Apply facts to legal issues and authorities; 3) Organize coherent predictive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; 4) Understand and accurately use legal citation; 5) Write clearly and concisely; and 6) Participate as a professional in all stages of the writing process. Achieving these goals is not a linear process. To achieve them, you will read, reread, and repeatedly consult texts, manuals, and handouts. You will prepare written and oral exercises. You will practice reasoning, researching, analyzing, organizing, citing, revising, and editing. You will build these skills by practicing them at higher levels throughout the course, receiving and reviewing feedback, and analyzing ways you can improve. In this course, you will learn how to write and format an analytical discussion, a client advice letter, and objective interoffice memos. In doing so, you will help and learn from your classmates. This course requires you to be organized, versatile, detail-oriented, responsive, communicative, hardworking, proactive, patient, humble, and open-minded - all traits that go into being a good lawyer. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: writing. Grading: regular submissions/quizzes, 80%; other), 20%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Amy Vorenberg
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 T 1:30pm - 2:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 201
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 F 1:00pm - 2:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 201

LSK 919 (04) - Legal Analysis and Writing 1

Legal Analysis & Writing 1

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14217
Legal Analysis and Writing 1 introduces you to the fundamental analytical and writing skills used by practicing lawyers - these are skills important to any practice area from civil rights to tax. In successfully completing this course, you will have learned how to: 1) Read, comprehend, analyze, and synthesize legal issues and authorities; 2) Apply facts to legal issues and authorities; 3) Organize coherent predictive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; 4) Understand and accurately use legal citation; 5) Write clearly and concisely; and 6) Participate as a professional in all stages of the writing process. Achieving these goals is not a linear process. To achieve them, you will read, reread, and repeatedly consult texts, manuals, and handouts. You will prepare written and oral exercises. You will practice reasoning, researching, analyzing, organizing, citing, revising, and editing. You will build these skills by practicing them at higher levels throughout the course, receiving and reviewing feedback, and analyzing ways you can improve. In this course, you will learn how to write and format an analytical discussion, a client advice letter, and objective interoffice memos. In doing so, you will help and learn from your classmates. This course requires you to be organized, versatile, detail-oriented, responsive, communicative, hardworking, proactive, patient, humble, and open-minded - all traits that go into being a good lawyer. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: writing. Grading: regular submissions/quizzes, 80%; other), 20%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Risa Evans
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 F 1:00pm - 2:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 274
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 T 1:30pm - 2:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 274

LSK 924 (01) - Negotiations Workshop

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 17287
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
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 W 5:15pm - 8:15pm UNH Law School (Concord) 228

LSK 928 (01) - Trial Advocacy

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   12  
CRN: 14240
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: Jacalyn Colburn
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 M 5:00pm - 8:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 240

LSK 934 (01) - Legal Residency

Credits: 11.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   75  
CRN: 14223
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
8/28/2017 12/8/2017

LSK 940 (01) - Moot Court Board Advisory

Credits: 1.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 14227
Moot Court Board members are typically third year students who are selected by the outgoing moot court board during the Spring semester. Board members are responsible for organizing, coaching, and developing the moot court program from year to year. The class is a year-long commitment. Typical moot court board members: 1. Participate in selection of the upcoming year's moot court competitors as well as selection of competitions and formulation of teams. 2. Coach a moot court team, often for the same competition that the Board member competed in during the prior year. Coaching duties include: supporting and facilitating team writing of the competition brief; providing feedback as competition rules allow; organizing and executing rigorous oral argument practice for competition preparation; communicating with the board's Chief Justice about team progress/needs; being a resource for team members as they prepare for competition; registering for and overseeing competition logistics such as travel plans. 3. Participate in and organize the intramural competition in October. 4. Assist the Chief Justice of the Board in any additional duties such as information sessions for 1Ls, working with the writing specialist to prepare workshop materials, timing 1L moot court arguments, and demonstrating oral advocacy skills as representatives of the Board at various school functions. Participating in the Moot Court Board challenges students to be mentors and coaches to competitors. Board members also use their leadership, organizational, and analytical skills to continually improve this student run advocacy program. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Prerequisites: Moot Court competition in 2L year and a foundation course for area coaching. Instructor permission required to enroll. Course enrollment limited to 8 students. Enrollees may not participate in other classes requiring competitions such as Advanced Trial Ad, without permission from faculty Moot Court Advisor. Course format: competition. Grading: see syllabus. Credits Fall 1 credit. Spring 1 credit. his course must be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Jessica Durkis-Stokes
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017

LSK 943 (02) - Appellate Advocacy

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   12  
CRN: 14181
This course fulfills the upper level writing requirement. Appellate Advocacy is a writing intensive course designed to teach the different components of appellate brief writing, as well as effective appellate oral advocacy. One or two case problems (depending upon the particular professor) are assigned throughout the semester, modeled after actual court cases. Students will be taught how to master the facts of a case, the rule of law applicable to the particular legal problem, and the policy underpinning the rule of law. Paramount goals of the course include professionalism and instructing students on clear, persuasive, organized, and strategic written and oral communication skills necessary for effective legal advocacy. While AA focuses on the appellate practice setting, the written and oral advocacy skills students will acquire are applicable to all settings of legal practice. Grading will be based on one or two appellate briefs, oral arguments, meaningful class participation and other assignments. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Prerequisites: Legal Writing & Analysis I and II; Legal Research & Information Literacy. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students. Course format: writing. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Elizabeth Woodcock
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 W 5:15pm - 7:15pm UNH Law School (Concord) 102

LSK 945 (01) - Judicial Opinion Drafting

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   12  
CRN: 17284
This course fulfills the upper level writing requirement. This two-credit seminar is designed to appeal to students planning either to extern with a judge or to enter the market for a judicial clerkship. Final opinion drafts will be due on a date to be determined during the semester. Course goals: (1) to discuss critically the theories of case resolution articulated and applied by several prominent jurists, (2) to encourage students to begin to develop their own theories of case resolution, (3) to identify and consider the varying audiences for trial and appellate court orders and opinions in both the state and federal court systems, and (4) to assist students in drafting and polishing a well written and principled opinion that they can use as a writing sample when applying for externships and clerkships. Course methodologies: (1) reading representative and provocative jurisprudential writings and opinions, (2) cooperative opinion drafting exercises, (3) conducting critical analysis of judicial opinions, and (4) drafting and polishing a judicial opinion. The course also features guest speakers. Means of evaluation: 75% of your final grade will be based on the judicial opinion you will draft; 25% will be based on class participation. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Instructor permission required to enroll. Course enrollment is limited to 15 students. Course format: writing. Grading: class prep. and participation, 25%; research paper, 75%. This course may not be taken for a S/U grade.
Instructors: Jessica Durkis-Stokes
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 M 10:15am - 12:15pm UNH Law School (Concord) 201