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Spring 2020
LAW029  B3  LEGAL COMMUNICATION & RESEARCH II

Course Description
TBD

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-13-2020 - 04-21-2020   F  9:00 AM-10:50 AM F209

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation:
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course: None
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Columbia Law Review Ass'n et al. eds.
    Publisher: Harvard Law Review Association
    Edition: 20th ed. 2015
    ISBN: 9780692400197
      
  • Textbook Name: The Handbook for the New Legal Writer
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Barton and Smith
    Publisher: Wolter Kluwer
    Edition: 2d ed. 2019
    ISBN: 9781543802146
      
  • Textbook Name: Understanding and Mastering the Bluebook
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Barris
    Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
    Edition: 3rd ed. 2015
    ISBN: 9781611637748
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Please see the two emails that have been sent that attach the syllabus and the record. You must review the record and the cases before the first class. I will also send out links to Echo 360 and Lexis Advance, which will house the class materials. Read: Syllabus and Assignment Schedule. Watch Echo 360 Video and answer questions in Echo 360 Read: Assignment materials for the Motion for Summary Judgment or Response in Opposition to the Motion for Summary Judgment (depending on your assigned client) and find and read the cases required for the assignment. Read: The Handbook for the New Legal Writer, Persuasive Writing, Chapters 24-27, pages 163-87. Be prepared to brief and discuss potential rule statements in class   

 
Professor(s)

NARINE WELDON, MARCIA


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: mweldon@law.miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-6534