University of Pittsburgh

Advanced Legal Writing

Catalog Number: 5933
3.0 Credits
Priority: Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Catalog Requirements: Upper-Level Writing, "W" Writing, Professional Skills.

This writing course will focus on drafting various legal documents, which may include objective memoranda, motions and supporting briefs, legislation, bench memoranda or judicial opinions. Students will work closely with the professor to improve their writing and analytical skills, and will be expected to complete multiple drafts of some assignments. This is an advanced-level course; however, the professor welcomes students who feel they need additional assistance to improve their basic legal writing skills.

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