LGL 161 – Legal Writing

4 Credits

In this course, students will utilize and apply the research skills developed in Legal Research (LGL 154), to research and draft opinion letters and other types of legal correspondence, an objective interoffice memorandum, and a persuasive motion brief. Appellate briefs will also be introduced. A foundational aspect of the course will be developing students’ legal reasoning skills.

Prerequisites: LGL 154 – Legal Research