520C
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 or email. For LLM students only. This course is required of LLM students who plan to sit for the New York and/or California bar exams.

Credit(s) for this CRN

2

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Textbooks

THE BLUE BOOK: A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF CITATION
Author: Columbia, Harvard, Yale and UPenn Law Reviews
Edition: Latest Edition
ISBN: 978-0615361161
This book is required.
Year Published: 2010
Publisher: Harvard Law Review Assn
CULTURE TO CULTURE: A GUIDE TO U.S. LEGAL WRITING
Author: Ramsfield
Edition: 6th
ISBN: 9780890891186;
This book is required.
Year Published: 2001
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO LEGAL WRITING AND LEGAL METHOD
Author: Dernbach, Singleton, et. al.
Edition: 4th
ISBN: 9780735591899
This book is required.
Year Published: 2010
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: Thomson West

Instructor(s)

Office Hours

By Appointment

Support Specialist

Josie Danielson

Class Schedule

Th
3:20pm - 5:00pm

Dates

January 7, 2013 to May 10, 2013

Course Reference Number

85967