Legal Drafting: Criminal - Anderson


Course Title

Legal Drafting: Criminal



First Assignment

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): 

  1. 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. 
  2. 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.