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LAWS 2150 Law Practice 1 (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

All 1L students in their first semester will be enrolled in this course for which they will receive 3 credits toward satisfaction of the requirement in ABA Standard 303 for 6 experiential course credits. The curriculum will introduce students to the role of the lawyer through legal problem solving in a simulated client context. Students will be provided with instruction in: research and analysis of binding authority; identification of legally significant facts from documents, interviews, etc.; guided instruction in how to read and synthesize the law, the presentation of analysis of the law and application of the analysis to the problem facts; and preparation of office memoranda. The course involves classroom instruction and discussion, group work, and intensive individual feedback and conferencing.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17