Legal Analysis



SLN #: 15980
Course Prefix: LAW-598
Course Section: 004
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Rosen

Course Description:
The curricular focus of Legal Analysis includes learning style theory, approaches to legal thinking, methods of Socratic dialogue, approaches to casebook reading, techniques for briefing, organization of essay exams, strategies for multiple choice tests, and structures for outlining. We will also address broad, general skills, including self-regulated learning techniques and modes of synthesis for doctrinal material. All coursework is administered in a skill-test-skill format and includes lectures, Socratic dialogue, group discussion, essay exercises, peer reviews, and professor led group and individual feedback sessions. The class will conclude with optional collaborative review groups which will meet during reading week and will use a structured format to discuss relationships within and overall themes of first year doctrinal courses.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Prerequisite: None.
Limited Enrollment Number: 20
Final Exam Given: No.
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None