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Writing and Editing for Lawyers

Course Abbreviation: 
SKILS 983
Credits: 
2
Credit Only: Y Anon Gr: N

The goal of this course is to improve the legal reading, writing, and editing skills of students. The course will reinforce rules of grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, usage, voice, tone, style, and organization. The emphasis will be on the application of these rules in the context of legal writing. Students will learn how to craft sentences that are accurate, brief, clear, precise, and sometimes persuasive.

Prerequisites: 
None