Adv Lgl Wr: Litigation with Editing Workshop

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MON, TUE, WED, THU 2:30 - 4:15 pm

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Taught as a web-based course. Course meets June 4-July 8.

Legal Writing, Advanced: Litigation is a three-credit, pass-fail course. The course covers documents typically drafted during litigation, including pleadings, discovery requests, motions, and letters. Students will draft a variety of litigation documents and critique documents drafted by others.  Students will also make presentations and engage in in-class discussions and exercises.  During the third credit of the course, students will learn about techniques to revise and edit writing and will practice these techniques.  Attendance is required.

Textbooks listed are hard copies, but electronic versions are fine. Contact me if you need ISBN numbers or assistance locating e-versions.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Writing for Litigation *
Bridges & Schiess
Wolters Kluwer , edition: 2
ISBN: 978-1543809190
The Curmudgeon's Guide to Practicing Law *
American Bar Association , edition: 2
ISBN: 978-1641054331
Good with Words: Writing and Editing *
Michigan Publishing/Maize Books , edition: 1
ISBN: 978-60785-474-6


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