Advanced Legal Writing (3 credits, S/U)

This course provides an opportunity for students to fine-tune their legal writing skills, building upon those developed in Legal Writing and Research I & II. Students will learn how to write more effectively, refining organization, writing mechanics and style. Students will prepare numerous writing assignments, both objective and persuasive, and receive extensive feedback and coaching. Some research will be required, but the emphasis will be on writing. Prerequisites: Legal Writing and Research I & II. Course not open to students with an average Legal Writing and Research I & II grade of 80 or above.