Timeroom: Spring 2022

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LSK 940 (01) - Moot Court Board Advisory

Moot Court Board Advisory

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 52440
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: Sue Zago
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 943 (1LH) - Appellate Advocacy

Appellate Advocacy

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law Hybrid (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   14  
CRN: 57127
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.
Only listed majors in section: LAW: JD HYBRID
Instructors: Elizabeth Woodcock
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 T 6:30pm - 9:30pm TBA

LSK 945 (01) - Judicial Opinion Drafting

Judicial Opinion Drafting

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/03/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   14  
CRN: 53744
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.
Majors not allowed in section: LAW: JD HYBRID
Excluding the following students: Graduate Law - Online
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/3/2022 1/14/2022 MTWRF 9:00am - 5:00pm UNHL 274
1/3/2022 5/13/2022 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 948 (01) - Legal Residency

Legal Residency

Credits: 6.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 52378
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
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 949 (01) - Legal Residency Class

Legal Residency Class

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 52379
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
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 T 7:30pm - 8:30pm TBA

LSK 949 (02) - Legal Residency Class

Legal Residency Class

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 54513
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
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 T 7:30pm - 8:30pm TBA

LSK 949 (03) - Legal Residency Class

Legal Residency Class

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 54514
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
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 T 7:30pm - 8:30pm TBA

LSK 949 (04) - Legal Residency Class

Legal Residency Class

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 54515
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
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 949 (05) - Legal Residency Class

Legal Residency Class

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   4  
CRN: 56138
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
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 953 (01) - Writing for Practice

Writing for Practice

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 57158
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.
Majors not allowed in section: LAW: JD HYBRID
Excluding the following students: Graduate Law - Online
Instructors: Risa Evans
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 MW 10:15am - 11:45am UNHL 200