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Summer 2016
LAW566  AW  MEMOS, PLEADINGS AND MOTIONS

Course Description
Memos, Pleadings, and Motions is an intensive writing course that hones a key skill for legal practice: transforming a predictive memo into a persuasive court filing. The course begins with lessons on argument structure, legal research, grammar, and citations. We then focus on three cases, with weekly writing assignments. For each case, students will conduct research and write an office memo. After receiving the professor’s feedback, students will expand their memo arguments into either a pleading or a motion. Class lectures will address writing strategies, professional demands, and client advocacy.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
05-23-2016 - 07-22-2016   TR  5:30 PM-7:30 PM F108

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Writing assignments throughout course
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Writing Requirement
Special Attributes:
New Course
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None

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Professor(s)

FROHOCK, CHRISTINA


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: cfrohock@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-2329
Office: C419