Legal Writing, Advanced: Transactional Drafting
- Semester: Spring 2014
- Course ID: 232D
- Credit Hours: 2
- Grading Method: Pass/Fail Mandatory
- Professional Skills: Satisfies ABA Professional Skills Requirement
- Upperclass-only elective
|WED||5:45 - 7:35 pm||TNH 2.137|
DescriptionThe 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
The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style (optional)
West Law School , edition: 3rd, 2013
A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting (optional)
American Bar Association , edition: 2nd, 2008
King, Alice L.