Graduate Legal Research and Writing I

Section 1ZO, Fall 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 2/2
Credits: 1

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
Final Exam Notes:

None


Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Research exercises and short (2-4 pages) 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 Notes:

Graduation Requirements

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

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the 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.

General Information

Schedule No.
120820105
Law No.
LAW8802
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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