Legal Research & Legal Writing

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MON, WED 10:30 - 11:37 am TNH 3.127

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

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

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


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