USA LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will learn the basics of the U.S. legal system, common law, case briefing and legal analysis. Students are then taught the fundamentals of legal research and writing in the American legal system. The subject will culminate in a take-home examination consisting of the drafting of an objective legal memorandum with research materials provided.
FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Subject Co-ordinatorGordon Walker
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Culture to Culture: A Guide to U.S. Legal Writing||Prescribed||Ramsfield, J||CAROLINA UNIVERSITY PRESS|
|Readings||Legal Writing: Getting It Right and Getting It Written||Recommended||Ray, M & Ramsfield, J||THOMSON WEST PUBLISHING|
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Melbourne, 2014, Week 06-07, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Walker
Five 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 6,000-7,000- word take-home examination||90|