Advanced Legal Writing
Students are assigned to work directly with judges in various local, state, and federal courts.
No books required.
This course has both field and class components. Students will spend at least 100 hours working directly with the court to which they are assigned. Assigned readings, two papers and an individual conference with the instructors are also required.
Students will produce a variety of written work for the judicial chambers. They will also be required to submit 2 short written assignments, time records, and complete an exit interview with their judge.
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Students will be evaluated based on the quality of class-component work and in consultation with the student’s supervising judge.
This course satisfies the Professional Skills curricular requirement.