This seminar is devoted to the examination of legal writing techniques and the writing of various legal documents, including case briefs and court documents. Case analysis and statutory analysis will be stressed. Legal research techniques will be reviewed as appropriate. Students will be required to incorporate both legal research and writing skills in memoranda assignments. Basic writing concepts such as style, punctuation, and grammar will be covered.
Please note that students must earn a grade of C or higher in this course to be eligible to receive the Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Georgetown University.
A grade of C or above in both Legal Research and Advanced Legal Research & Writing.