Legal Research & Legal Writing

The course covers legal research, the writing of appellate briefs, and oral argument before appellate courts.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Wednesday 10:30 - 11:37 am TNH 3.127
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Paper

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed

Textbooks

  • Manual on Usage and Style - Texas Law Review
      Texas Law Review , edition: 12th
      ISBN: 1-878674-56-0   (optional)
  • The Greenbook: Texas Rules of Form - Texas Law Review
      Texas Law Review , edition: 13th
      ISBN: 1-878674-09-9   (required)
  • The Bluebook - Texas Law Review
      Texas Law Review , edition: 20th
      ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7   (required)
  • A Lawyer Writes - Coughlin, Rocklin, & Patrick
      Carolina Acad. Press , edition: 2nd
      ISBN: 9781611633979   (required)
  • The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style - Bryan Garner
      West , edition: 2013
      ISBN: 978-0-314-28901-8   (optional)
  • Researching the Law - Amy E. Sloan
      Walters Kluwer , edition: 1st
      ISBN: 978-1-454-842514   (required)

Faculty

Schaeffer, Amanda M Schaeffer, Amanda M