Legal Drafting

Quick Info
(2140.03)  Course
Instructor(s)
J. Shin Doi; Adjunct Professor
Fall
3 credit(s)  3 hour(s);
Presentation
Lectures, in-class discussions and exercises
Upper Year Research & Writing Requirement
No
Praxicum
No

This course focuses on the language, structure and organization of documents that create and support legal relationships such as formal contracts, letter agreements, licenses, and legal opinions.  Students analyze, review, prepare, present and discuss legal documents in the areas of corporate/commercial law and other substantive law areas. The work includes commenting on the drafting of legal documents, revising legal documents, and selecting and adapting precedents. The overall emphasis is on modern legal drafting conventions and techniques.