LAW 207 W - Legal Writing and Research
Development of legal research and drafting skills through use of digests, reporter systems, and other features of law libraries. Analysis of various types of legal documents for clarity, composition, conciseness. Practice in research and drafting of legal documents. Writing Emphasis Course.
Prerequisites: LAW 110 Survey of Paralegalism and ENG 110 College Writing I
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of legal research by preparing an assignment using the Westlaw database and preparing a legal brief.
2. Demonstrate an ability to identify and argue legal issues by responding to a classroom legal fact pattern in written and oral format.
3. Illustrate an understanding in drafting legal documents by preparing legal briefs, courtroom briefs and legal position papers.
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