Principles of Legal Analysis   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog

LAW 500 - Principles of Legal Analysis

Credits, 0 sem. hr.
This course is designed to help first year students further develop analysis and writing skills, including rule analysis, case briefing and statutory interpretation. Focus will be on the integration of specific skills and exercises that are both substantively relevant and address specific areas of concern in the first year doctrinal classes, while focusing on thoughtful analysis and essay writing techniques. Active learning and self-assessment will be emphasized throughout the course, and extensive individualized feedback will be an important component.

This course is offered on a Pass/Fail basis.