Legal Research & Writing I, M2 - Anderson


Course Title

Legal Research & Writing I, M2



First Assignment

LAW 630-M2 Legal Research and Writing I


Required Books  

1. John C. Dernbach, et al., A Practical Guide to Legal Writing and Legal Method, 5th edition,ISBN 978-1-4548-2699-6.  

2.Amy E. Sloan, Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies, 5th ed., Walters Kluwer Law and Business (2012): ISBN 978-1-4548-0847-3.  

3.Bryan A. Garner, Legal Writing in Plain English: A Text with Exercises, University of Chicago Press (2001): ISBN 978-0-2262-8418-2.  

4.The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 19th ed., Harvard L. Rev. Ass’n (2010): ISBN 978-0-6153-6116-1.  


First Assignment  

For Friday, August 30:

For our first class, read Chapters 1, 2, and 4 in the Dernbach text and complete the following exercises for review in class: Exercise 1B (pp. 8-9); Exercise 2A (pp. 20-21); and Exercise 4A (pp. 49-50).