LAW 603C - Introduction to Lawyering Skills in the United States Legal System I
Fr 1:30 PM - 4:20 PM • August 16 - December 1 • Fall 2021
Section 001 • 3 units • Graded • In Person
This course is designed to provide a systematic and detailed introduction to common-law reasoning and effective communication in the United States legal system. Frequent short writing assignments with opportunities for revision allow students to rehearse and refine writing and analytical skills in the context of predictive legal writing. Weekly reflection papers and periodic self-assessments reinforce the focus on mastering a process of reading, understanding, and communicating common-law legal analysis while providing additional opportunities to practice written communication in English. And periodic discussion-board posts facilitate integrating the skills and concepts students learn in this course into the broader context of their international legal education.