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Fall 2021
LAW019  C2  LEGAL COMMUNICATION & RESEARCH I

Course Description
TBD

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-23-2021 - 12-01-2021   W  9:00 AM-10:45 AM A110

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation:
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: The Elements of Style
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Recommended
    Author: Strunk and White
    Publisher: Pearson
    Edition: 4th edition
    ISBN: 978-0205309023
      
  • Textbook Name: The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Columbia Law Review
    Publisher: Harvard Law Review Association
    Edition: 21st edition
    ISBN: 978-0578666150
      
  • Textbook Name: The Handbook for the New Legal Writer
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Barton and Smith
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: 2nd edition
    ISBN: 978-1543802146
      

Additional Materials:
Any recommended books for the course will be available at the library.  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Please read the attached PDF before our first class meeting. You do not need to print the PDF; I will provide copies in class.

    Material:
    The course requires three books: (1) Barton & Smith, The Handbook for the New Legal Writer (2d ed.) -- (2) Strunk & White, The Elements of Style (4th ed.) -- (3) The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed.) -- The course also requires a subscription to Core Grammar for Lawyers. Subscribe at coregrammarforlawyers.com with class code 321-73-9311, and use the discount code "UMIAMI21" in the Access Code field.

    TWEN/Blackboard/Course Webpage Link:
    Our course Blackboard page will be available soon.

    Additional Information:
    Starting Week 2, our class will meet Wednesdays at 9:00 in Room A110. Please bring a pen and notebook to class; laptops are not permitted. I look forward to meeting you all!
      

    LComm-Assignment 1-Frohock.pdf

 
Professor(s)

FROHOCK, CHRISTINA


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