Judicial Clerkship Writings

Law 491



Rigorous Writing Experience (RWE)



This class is designed primarily for students interested in or pursuing judicial clerkships.  Students will track the life cycle of an appeal from initial briefing through final opinion and beyond.  Through in-class exercises and out-of-class writing assignments, students will develop their skills in synthesizing arguments and drafting clear and persuasive bench briefs, judicial opinions, and more.  Grades will be based on class participation, in-class drafting exercises, and two out-of-class writing assignments.




S. Warf

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