Law 792:  Judicial Opinion Writing

This course is designed for law students who are seeking or have accepted judicial clerkships. Discussion topics will include the role and responsibilities of a judicial law clerk, ethics and confidentiality, and the process of judicial decision making. Guest speakers such as  judges, current or former law clerks, and other specialists will be invited.

Sequence and Prerequisites: None

Evaluation: Writing assignments will include a bench brief, a memorandum to the judge following oral argument, and an opinion.

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