Graduate Legal Research and Writing I

Section 1, Fall 21

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 14/24
Credits: 1
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • M
  • 1000-1100
  • WB105
08/30/2021 11/29/2021

Course Description

The required skills course for LL.M. candidates unfamiliar with the U.S. common law system, Graduate Legal Research & Writing (I) offers guidance for class preparation, research and writing. Students will gain intellectual skills necessary for LL.M. coursework, meeting the upper-level writing requirement, and future professional endeavors. The course covers fundamentals of U.S. legal research and writing through research exercises and simple writing assignments. This offering is graded and carries one academic credit.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Research exercises and short writing assignments (submitted directly to professor, not via EXPO).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: LLM Program students only. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level writing requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

Schedule No.
121819174
Law No.
LAW8802
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Concentrations:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Wednesday, November 17, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Friday, December 03, 11:59 PM
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