Law Course Catalog

7585. US Law and Legal Institutions: Research and Writing

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course introduces LLM students to the structure and workings of the U.S. legal system and common law analysis and argument. The course provides training in print and electronic legal research and in predictive and persuasive legal writing. In the course, students will complete multiple research assignments and multiple writing assignments, requiring them to write arguments and predictive legal memos using cases, statutes and other legal resources.