Legal Writing: Reading And Analysing The Law – Briefing & Synthesizing Cases


Syllabus

  • Introduction To Case Briefing
  • Case Briefing Format
  • Synthesizing Cases
  • Exercises

Instructor

Eunice Nyamandi

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Legal Writing Course


Syllabus

  • Writing (Planning, Preventive Writing, Predictive Writing, Persuasive Writing)
  • Overview Of A Civil Case (Initial Research, Negotiation Process, Filing A Lawsuit, Factual Discovery, Motions, Trial, Appeal)
  • Ethical Duties
  • Legal Citation (Plagiarism, Citations)
  • The Structure Of Court Systems
  • Trial & Appellate Courts
  • The Common Law Process (Stare Decisis, Holdings, Breadth Of Holdings, Holdings V. Dicta)
  • The Weight Of Authority
  • Other Characteristics Affecting The Persuasive Value Of Cases

 

Instructor

Eunice Nyamandi

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