Legal Drafting: Criminal
REQUIRED TEXTS (in our bookstore or online):
1. Bryan A. Garner, Legal Writing in Plain English: A Text with Exercises, The University of Chicago Press (2001).
2. Tim O’Brien, In the Lake of the Woods, Penguin Books (1995).
FIRST ASSIGNMENT (for class on Tuesday, May 27):
- Read sections 46 through 50 in the Garner text. Do the “Basic” and “Intermediate” Exercises after section 50 (pp. 145-146). Bring two hard copies of your two opening paragraphs to class for discussion.
- Read the first 12 chapters of In the Lake of the Woods from the perspective of a lawyer who might have to represent John Wade.