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LSK 943 (02) - Appellate Advocacy

Appellate Advocacy

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   14  
CRN: 12986
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
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 W 5:15pm - 7:05pm UNHL 229

LSK 948 (01) - Legal Residency

Legal Residency

Credits: 6.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 13025
During a legal residency, students apply classroom knowledge in real-world legal setting by working under the supervision of attorneys and other professionals. Throughout the residency semester, students build skills, personal characteristics, and professional competencies essential to success. Students work in a variety of settings including in state and local government agencies, law firms, judicial chambers, non-profit organizations, or corporations.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
Instructors: Marcia Levy
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 949 (01) - Legal Residency Class

Legal Residency Class

Credits: 1.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
CRN: 13023
Through the legal residency class, students reflect upon, and internalize, the legal and professional skills developed through their legal residencies. Students: establish learning goals for the semester; apply attorney-client confidentiality and privilege concepts; submit weekly time sheets; write regular reflections regarding their experiences; participate in discussion forums and workshops on professionalism topics; engage in self-evaluation; and complete a final reflective project.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.
Instructors: Marcia Levy
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 949 (02) - Legal Residency Class

Legal Residency Class

Credits: 1.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 17325
Through the legal residency class, students reflect upon, and internalize, the legal and professional skills developed through their legal residencies. Students: establish learning goals for the semester; apply attorney-client confidentiality and privilege concepts; submit weekly time sheets; write regular reflections regarding their experiences; participate in discussion forums and workshops on professionalism topics; engage in self-evaluation; and complete a final reflective project.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.
Instructors: Anna Elbroch
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 949 (03) - Legal Residency Class

Legal Residency Class

Credits: 1.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 17326
Through the legal residency class, students reflect upon, and internalize, the legal and professional skills developed through their legal residencies. Students: establish learning goals for the semester; apply attorney-client confidentiality and privilege concepts; submit weekly time sheets; write regular reflections regarding their experiences; participate in discussion forums and workshops on professionalism topics; engage in self-evaluation; and complete a final reflective project.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.
Instructors: Alexandra McKinney
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 949 (04) - Legal Residency Class

Legal Residency Class

Credits: 1.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 17338
Through the legal residency class, students reflect upon, and internalize, the legal and professional skills developed through their legal residencies. Students: establish learning goals for the semester; apply attorney-client confidentiality and privilege concepts; submit weekly time sheets; write regular reflections regarding their experiences; participate in discussion forums and workshops on professionalism topics; engage in self-evaluation; and complete a final reflective project.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.
Instructors: Marrielle Van Rossum
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 953 (1ON) - Writing for Practice

Writing for Practice

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 13039
This course is designed to help second- and third-year students develop the kinds of writing, organization, critical thinking, editing and collaborative work skills essential to law practice and passing the bar. Students will work on multiple short (less than 5 pages) weekly assignments, engaging them in reading the law; conceptualizing, outlining, writing, editing, and revising legal documents; practicing writing concisely and clearly; researching and using samples, templates, and other practice-based resources; and working on related tasks. These assignments are designed to help students sharpen their ability to write any kind of legal document, using the appropriate format for the intended audience. The course will focus primarily on civil matters and will include some writing on criminal issues. The course's focus on essential skills, organization, analysis, doctrine, precision and conciseness, will transfer to writing in any legal setting.
Instructors: Risa Evans
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 TF 11:00am - 12:15pm UNHL 103