520K
LAW
US Legal Research, Writing & Analysis

Law School Description

Faculty members or visiting scholars present selected topics focusing upon subject areas in their area of specialty or expertise.

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

Faculty members or visiting scholars present selected topics focusing upon subject areas in their area of specialty or expertise. (B) topic 1; (C) topic 2; (D) topic 3; (E) topic 4; (F) topic 5; (G) topic 6; (H) topic 7; (I) topic 8; (J) topic 9; (K) topic 10; (M) topic 11; (N) topic 12; (O) topic 13; (P) topic 14; (Q) topic 15.

Notes

This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of American legal research and writing. Students review techniques of case and statutory analysis and learn to write a professional legal memorandum and a client opinion letter.

Credit(s) for this CRN

3

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Textbooks

THE BLUEBOOK: A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF CITATION
Author: Columbia, Harvard, Yale and UPenn Law Reviews
Edition: 19th
This book is optional.
Comments: https://www.legalbluebook.com/Purchase/Products.aspx?op=Subscription
A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO LEGAL WRITING AND LEGAL METHOD
Author: ; Dernbach, Singleton, Wharton, Wasson and Ruhtenberg
Edition: 5th
ISBN: 9781454826996
This book is required.
Year Published: 2013
Publisher: Aspen
LEGAL WRITING: GETTING IT RIGHT AND GETTING IT WRITTEN
Author: Ray and Ramsfield
Edition: 5th
ISBN: 9780314262776
This book is required.
Year Published: 2010
Publisher: West Publishing Company
CULTURE TO CULTURE: A GUIDE TO LEGAL U.S. WRITING
Author: Ramsfield
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 9780890891186
This book is optional.
Year Published: 2005
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

Instructor(s)

Office Hours

By Appointment

Support Specialist

Josie Danielson

Class Schedule

W
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Dates

August 26, 2013 to December 20, 2013

Classroom

Classroom 5

Course Reference Number

78158