Course Details

Advanced Legal Writing: Argument, Advocacy, Drafting

In this course, students will discuss and recognize general principles of good written legal communication and advocacy, such as organization, argumentation, and sentence structure. The course provides a number of opportunities for writing and rewriting letters to clients, formal and informal memoranda, persuasive documents, and for editing each other’s work. The course will be useful preparation for judicial clerkships and for any professional communication in law and business.

Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 620A
Additional Course Information: Experiential Learning,  Professional Writing


Course History

Spring 2021
Title: Advanced Legal Writing: Argument, Advocacy, Drafting
Faculty: Holman, Rebekah (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Fall 2020
Title: Advanced Legal Writing: Argument, Advocacy, Drafting
Faculty: Narko, Kathleen Dillon (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Spring 2020
Title: Advanced Legal Writing
Faculty: Narko, Kathleen Dillon (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Fall 2018
Title: Advanced Legal Writing
Faculty: Shapo, Helene S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 13