Timeroom: Spring 2021

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LSK 920 (08) - Legal Analysis and Writing 2

Legal Analysis & Writing 2

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law Hybrid (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 55334
This course builds upon and reinforces the goals of Legal Analysis and Writing I, adding persuasive writing and speaking. 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 I, in successfully completing this course, students learn how to: 1) Organize coherent persuasive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; and 2) Prepare and present an oral argument. In this course, students write a persuasive memo to a trial court, completing a graded outline, first draft, and final brief. Students then prepare and present an oral argument to outside judges in a courtroom setting.
Instructors: Jessica Brown
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 W 8:00pm - 10:00pm TBA

LSK 920 (09) - Legal Analysis and Writing 2

Legal Analysis & Writing 2

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law Hybrid (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 55232
This course builds upon and reinforces the goals of Legal Analysis and Writing I, adding persuasive writing and speaking. 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 I, in successfully completing this course, students learn how to: 1) Organize coherent persuasive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; and 2) Prepare and present an oral argument. In this course, students write a persuasive memo to a trial court, completing a graded outline, first draft, and final brief. Students then prepare and present an oral argument to outside judges in a courtroom setting.
Instructors: Anna Elbroch
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 M 8:00pm - 10:00pm TBA

LSK 920 (10) - Legal Analysis and Writing 2

Legal Analysis & Writing 2

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law Hybrid (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 57126
This course builds upon and reinforces the goals of Legal Analysis and Writing I, adding persuasive writing and speaking. 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 I, in successfully completing this course, students learn how to: 1) Organize coherent persuasive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; and 2) Prepare and present an oral argument. In this course, students write a persuasive memo to a trial court, completing a graded outline, first draft, and final brief. Students then prepare and present an oral argument to outside judges in a courtroom setting.
Instructors: Natalie Laflamme
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 T 8:00pm - 10:00pm TBA

LSK 920 (11) - Legal Analysis and Writing 2

Legal Analysis & Writing 2

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law Hybrid (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 57127
This course builds upon and reinforces the goals of Legal Analysis and Writing I, adding persuasive writing and speaking. 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 I, in successfully completing this course, students learn how to: 1) Organize coherent persuasive analysis using conventional legal structure and format; and 2) Prepare and present an oral argument. In this course, students write a persuasive memo to a trial court, completing a graded outline, first draft, and final brief. Students then prepare and present an oral argument to outside judges in a courtroom setting.
Instructors: Natalie Laflamme
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 W 8:00pm - 10:00pm TBA

LSK 928 (01) - Trial Advocacy

Trial Advocacy

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   14  
CRN: 52655
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: Jacki Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 R 5:30pm - 8:15pm UNHL 240

LSK 929 (01) - Intensive Deposition Advocacy Program

Intensive Deposition Adv Prog

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/11/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 57359
The Intensive Deposition Advocacy Program (IDAP) is a multi-part, full-immersion program, which will teach the skills of taking and defending a deposition. A deposition is an information gathering tool that is utilized during the course of litigation. In this ?learn by doing? course, you will have several short lectures, but the bulk of the course will be performance based. In other words, we will simulate the deposition setting and you will actually take and defend the deposition of a fact witness.
Instructors: Marcia Levy
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/11/2021 1/15/2021 MTWRF 9:00am - 5:00pm UNHL 205

LSK 934 (01) - Legal Residency

Legal Residency

Credits: 11.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 52624
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.
Instructors: Marcia Levy
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 940 (01) - Moot Court Board Advisory

Moot Court Board Advisory

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 52692
Moot Court Advisory Board members are typically third year students, 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. Moot Court Board Members select the upcoming year's moot court competitors and determine the teams. Each Board Member coaches a team, often for the same competition that the Board Member competed in during the prior year. The coach supports the team?s writing of the competition brief; provides feedback as competition rules allow; organizes and conducts rigorous oral argument practice for competition preparation; communicates with the board's Chief Justice about team progress/needs; works with law school staff to register the team and develop travel plans. Board Members organize the intramural competition in the Fall Semester and assist the Chief Justice of the Board in any additional duties. Board Members use their leadership, organizational, and analytical skills to continually improve this student run advocacy program.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Instructors: Jessica Durkis-Stokes, Sue Zago
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 945 (01) - Judicial Opinion Drafting

Judicial Opinion Drafting

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/11/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   14  
CRN: 54232
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.
Instructors: Jessica Durkis-Stokes
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/11/2021 1/15/2021 MTWRF 9:00am - 5:00pm UNHL 274

LSK 948 (01) - Legal Residency

Legal Residency

Credits: 6.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 52625
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
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 Hours Arranged TBA