Creative Writing for Lawyers



SLN #: 72577
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 014
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Feeney

Course Description:
This class that will meet on eight Wednesdays during the semester from 8:15 am - 9:55 am. Meeting days will be 8/24, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/19, 10/26, 11/9, and 11/23.

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.

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