LAW Advanced Legal Writing: Civil Litigation

Prof. Sabrina DeFabritiis,

3 credits day; 3 credits evening.


A comprehensive review of the principles of good legal writing. Major assignments include drafting legal documents and writing a brief. Individual conferences supplement the lectures. In this course, students will learn advanced legal research skills, as well as persuasive and objective writing techniques by following a civil action through a variety of stages. Students will draft a variety of documents that mimic civil practice. The course will involve substantial legal research and students will produce an appellate brief at the end of the course.


pointer    Enrollment is limited: 15 

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets Skills Menu Requirement

pointer    Meets Advanced Legal Writing Standard


<<Course Updated: March 18, 2015>>