Legal Writing, Advanced: Transactional Drafting

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WED 5:45 - 7:35 pm TNH 2.137

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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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

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


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