Legal Research and Writing

Mandatory course for all non-common law trained students. Students learn about American professional and legal wiring through business letters, e-mails, case briefs, and memos. In addition to a weekly lecture, students are divided into small sections in which they receive individual feedback on their research and analysis. 2 credits.

English for Lawyers

A not-for-credit course that is taught in conjunction with Legal Research and Writing. English for Lawyers (EFL) focuses on clear and accurate written and oral expression, effective style and organization, and the four language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) with an emphasis on writing and speaking. EFL meets twice per week and the course reviews the assignments from Legal Research and Writing from a language perspective. There is an additional cost for this course.