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Fall 2017
LAW506  AW  THE 10TH JUSTICE

Course Description
The 10th Justice is a seminar in which you will have the opportunity to research and understand, in depth, a Supreme Court case of your choice. You will then write an opinion which concurs or dissents from the majority. The class will explore the elements of opinion writing, including researching supporting briefs as well as other pertinent information necessary in writing your opinion. You will also apply and develop doctrine as it implicates multiple fields and subject areas. To assist you in formulating your arguments, you will have an opportunity to argue your case before your fellow “Justices.”

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-14-2017 - 11-21-2017   W  3:30 PM-5:20 PM F300

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Final Paper (written opinion with supporting documents).
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)

FENTON, ZANITA


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: zfenton@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-4275
Office: G374