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LAW 865 - Logic For Lawyers

Unit(s): 2

Designed to improve reasoning and the ability to articulate analysis in an organized and concise manner. The course is taught through multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions and provides a substantive law review of specific topics in torts and property. Topics covered include privacy, defamation, mortgages, and other related topics, such as interference with economic relationships, deeds and race-notice statutes. This course teaches a variety of essay strategies to improve legal analysis, but the course’s main focus is mastering multiple-choice questions. Students will learn the importance of self-assessment and self-regulation, components of a multiple-choice question, and how to successfully derive the correct answer using legal-reasoning and problem-solving techniques. Logic for Lawyers is taught in a seminar setting to ensure students receive ample practice, individual feedback, and opportunities to reflect on their work product.

Restriction: College restricted to School of Law
School of Law

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