THE ART OF EFFECTIVE QUOTATION & OTHER TRICKS OF THE TRADE
(LAWW-4035) - 1 UNIT
This course focuses on teaching students how to write and think like top legal scribes. This includes learning concrete techniques to effectively weave quotations into legal briefs at both the trial court and appellate level. In addition to understanding the importance of framing the law in a persuasive and client-friendly manner, students also will learn the strategy behind how best to select and tee up their legal arguments. Course materials will include examples of very recent well-written appellate and trial court briefs. The goal is to teach students both how to write and how to win.