Course Details

LGS317 Legal Writing

This course will introduce students to the variety of writing techniques required in both a legal environment and in law school. Students will be expected to apply critical analysis in order to determine the appropriate content as well as be able to conduct legal research in order to complete the writing assignments. Scholarly legal writing includes seminar papers, law review notes, law review competition papers and law review articles. Writing for law practice will include persuasive documents, memos and briefs. The course will also include legal essay exam writing.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: ENG 102 and LGS 207