Creative Writing for Lawyers



SLN #: 86652
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 023
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Feeney

Course Description:
The first class will be a 90-minute lecture/demonstration on how creative writing can aid and abet legal writing. The remaining seven classes will consist of a 20 minute lecture-discussion session and a 70-minute writing workshop.

Each student will write and post seven writing assignments on the class web site. We will critique one another’s writings every week (both on-line and in class). All students must write. Students afflicted with writer’s block or unreliable Internet connections should not take this course. Reliable email service is essential. The class web site will run on Blackboard. All students should be familiar with the usual process of accessing, reviewing, and posting material to a Blackboard site.

This class that will meet on the following eight Wednesdays during the semester: August 25, September 1, 22, and 29, October 6 and 27, and November 3 and 24.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 20
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: Blackboard