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Prepare to Excel As A 1L

Students in this course must be proficient in reading and writing English.

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Course Description

Excel as a first year law student (1L). This course teaches students how to effectively read appellate court opinions, write case briefs, and synthesize law. Students will also learn how to apply the concepts of issue spotting and IRAC, which are critical to success on law school exams. Further, this course will introduce students to the major concepts studied in the courses traditionally taught during the first year of law school: constitutional law, civil procedure, contracts, torts, property, and criminal law and procedure.

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  • Details
  • $790
  • June 20, 2011 to July 31, 2011
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00012
  • ID/Units: LAW X400  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SUMMER 2011

Instructor


Robert Wright, J.D., LL.M. earned his J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law and has been licensed to practice in the Commonwealth since 2003. Upon graduating from the School of Law, Robert worked as a staff attorney for the Kentucky Court of Appeals. His interest in intellectual property law lured him away from the Court of Appeals and to the Franklin Pierce Law Center where Robert earned his LL.M. in Intellectual Property, Commerce, and Technology in 2005. Since then, Robert has published scholarly articles on a wide variety of topics including trademark registration, movie piracy, and cyber-bullying.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

INTRO.TO LAW+LEGAL SYSTEM
Book - ISBN: 9780495899334
SCHUBERT, 10 ed, CENGAGE LEARNING

Optional Textbook(s):

INTRODUCTION TO STUDY OF LAW
Book - ISBN: 9780735582361
GEORGE, 1 ed, ASPEN PUBLISHERS, INC.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START06/20/2011Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END07/31/2011Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---