Creative Writing for Lawyers

SLN #: 72263
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 011
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Feeney

Course Description:
This class will meet on 8 Wednesdays during the semester: Dates to be announced at a later date.

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
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

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