Legal Writing (International LL.M. Students Only) (3 credits)

Introduction to legal skills used by American lawyers.  Analysis, writing, and research in the context of writing primarily interoffice or predictive memoranda; introduction to the American legal research process and to selected primary and secondary sources of American law; writing clearly in American legal English. Focus on use of common law research and analysis.  Students build from early exercises applying a rule to a short set of facts to synthesizing and applying complex rules to more extensive fact patterns. Prerequisites: None