This course introduces UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law LL.M. and Master's students to American common law and statutory legal reasoning, predictive legal writing, and some aspects of American civil procedure. Through a combination of lectures, group work, periodic guest speakers, and written assignments, students gain a working knowledge of common law legal analysis. Students will be exposed to various aspects of American civil procedure and will learn helpful study skills, such as how to read and brief a case, how to outline, and how to organize an essay exam. The course enhances the practical legal skills students need to think, write, and work effectively in their studies at UNH Law and in subsequent careers. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
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