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Due Dates for Law 17 - Thursdays - Legal Writing - Spring 2008 - Section # 0339 - Prof J. - email: abogado@pacbell.net 

 

look at classwiki - http://legalwriting.pbwiki.com - important dates - see course description - http://www.lamission.edu/disciplines/law.html - login to class - law17-tests - law17-cases - law17-resources - format for legal writing paper - http://profjordan.pbwiki.com/format - law home page - http://lamission.edu/law - read about moodle


Work in Law 17 is due on Thursdays at 11:55 pm - no late work please - http://profj.us/late -


 Syllabus &  there is no textbook for this class. everything is on the internet.


 

Distribution of Grades

Tests 40% of your grade

Assignments 50% of your grade

Forum Discussions - 10% of your grade and entered at the end of the semester


A = 90% or above

B = 80% or above

C = 70% or above

D = 60% or above

 

A grade of C or greater is required to pass the class


Week 1 - Due 2-14-08

 

    * Read the syllabus for the class

    * Post your Introduction

    * Post "How to Study Law

    * Post Good Legal Writing


Week 2 - Due 2-21-08

 

    * Read Legal Writing in Plain English 

    * #1 Bostick v. Flex Equipment Co., Inc. 

    * #2 US v. McCarty (02/02/07 - No. 06-1683) 

    * Test # A - Legal Writing in Plain English exercise


Week 3 - Due 2-28-08

 

    * Read Business Letters

    * #3 Oyoyo v Baylor Healthcare Network 

    * #4 Riggs National Bank of Washington v Linch 

    * Test #B Business Letter - instructions-business-letter 


Week 4 - Due 3-06-08

 

    * Read Demand Letters 

    * #5 Watchtower v. Village of Scratton 

    * #6 Hamdan v Rumsfeld instructions-hamdan 

    * Test #C Demand Letter - instructions-demand-letter 


Week 5 - Due 3-13-08

 

    * Read Legal Opinion Letters 

    * #7 Doe v Chao - instructions-chao - instructions-norman

    * #8 Norman v Life Care Centers of America 

    * Test D - Legal Opinion Letter - instructions-legal-opinion-letter 


Week 6 - Due  3-20-08

 

    * Read Legal Argumentation

    * #9 Post Research Topic and Preliminary Information on your Legal Writing Paper

    * #10 Hudson v Michigan instructions-hudson 

    * #11 Jackson v Birmingham Board of Education instructions-jackson 

    * Test #E Legal Argumentation instructions-argumentation


Week 7 - Due 4-03-08

 

    * Read How to do an A+ research paper 

    * #12 case Nixon v Fitzgerald 

    * #13 case Gonzales v. Raich 

    * Test #F Post your thesis for your Legal Writing Paper 


Week 8 - Due 4-10-08

 

    * Read Legal Memorandum 

    * #14 - U.S. v Lopez 

    * Test #G Legal Memorandum 


Week 9 - Due  4-17-08

 

    * Read Mandatory Settlement Conference 

    * #15 People v Zepeda 

    * Test #H Mandatory Settlement Conference Statement - msc-brief 


Week 10 - Due 4-24-08

 

    * #16 Roper v Simmons

    * Read Motion for Summary Judgment

    * Test #I Motion for Summary Judgment 

    * Read Standard Complaints

    * Test #J Standard Complaint 


Week 11 - 5-1-08

 

    * Read Legal Writing and Research paper

    * #17 - Gonzales v Carhart 

    * #18 - Balboa Island Village v. Anne Lemen 

    * Test #K - Post the Outline - law17-outline - of your final legal writing project


Week 12 - Due 5-08-08

 

    * Read "Putting Together End Notes"

    * #19 Ewing v Northridge Hospital Medical Center i

    * Test #L Post your "footnotes" or "end notes" - law17-footnotes - complete case citations, and not just internet websites


Week 13 - Due  5-15-08

 

    * #20 - Dog Sniff case 


Week 15 - Due 5-22-08

 

    * Test # M - Post your Final Legal Writing Project - law17-final-paper


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