Legal Writing, Advanced: Transactional Drafting

The course focuses on the language, structure, and style of contracts, agreements, statutes, rules, and regulations with a focus on modern drafting conventions. The course also covers correspondence and the plain-English movement. Students will practice finding, revising, and drafting various kinds of transactional documents.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Wednesday 5:45 - 7:35 pm TNH 2.137
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
None

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Mandatory
Features
Satisfies ABA Professional Skills Requirement

Textbooks

  • Drafting Contracts: Why Lawyers Do What They Do - Stark, Tina L.
      Aspen , edition: 2nd, 2007
      ISBN: 073556339X   (required)
  • The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style - Garner, Bryan
      West Law School , edition: 3rd, 2013
      ISBN: 0314289011   (optional)
  • A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting - Adams, Kenneth
      American Bar Association , edition: 2nd, 2008
      ISBN: 1604420286   (optional)

Faculty

King, Alice L. King, Alice L.