Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ENG                                     Course Number: 250                                    
Course Title: Writing for Legal Studies
Subject: English
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is an in-depth introduction to the craft of legal writing. Students will acquire skills that range from writing legal memoranda, briefs, and pleadings to negotiating and drafting contracts. Students will gain experience in reading and interpreting judicial opinions, as well as applying legal rules to factual scenarios. Deductive reasoning, forensic rhetoric, and English grammar will receive substantial attention.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or English 201.
Start Date:    04/27/2007                         End Date: