Adv Legal Writing: Creating Legal Change

SLN #: 70965
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 003
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Bowman
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Course Description:
This course explores various ways that lawyers use their writing skills to create legal change beyond just advocating for their client's goals. It will explore theories about when legal change occurs and various roles lawyers can play in creating change. It will also cover options for creating legal change, such as clarifying the law for non-lawyers, use of amicus briefs to bring additional voices into litigation, advocacy for regulatory changes through rulemaking, and use of ballot measures to create direct change. Assignments will include both revising existing sources and writing documents for change.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Seminar: Yes
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Teaching Method: In Person

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.