Legal Research and Writing 1H

Class Information Fall 2017

  • 2 units
  • Class No.: 59805
  • Meets: Tue
  • Time: 1:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
  • Location: 334
  • Meets: Fri
  • Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
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  • Course Description
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Michael W. Flynn

Associate Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Office of Academic and Bar Success; Coordinator, Legal Writing Department

Legal Research and Writing 1H

Course Description:

Full-time legal writing faculty introduce students to legal analysis, research, writing, and citation. During the first course, students learn to brief cases, analyze and synthesize legal authorities, apply the authorities to a new set of facts, and write multiple, predictive office memoranda. In the second course, students begin learning both text and online research skills, and develop their analytical and editing skills in the context of trial court briefs. During both courses, legal writing faculty provide detailed written comments on students’ work. (This is the first of two Legal Research and Writing courses)

Class Notes:

First year class.  See 1L schedule. Section 6.