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Benjamin Carpenter

Senior Distinguished Fellow
J.D., Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law
B.A., University of Notre Dame
MSL 424
(651) 962-4921

Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
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Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
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LAWS 620 - 04 Lawyering Skills I - T - R - - - 0900 - 1025 MSL 238

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0900 - 1025


MSL 238

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43326 (View in ClassFinder)

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Benjamin C. Carpenter

This course introduces the analysis and writing skills essential for practicing lawyers. Students will learn to think logically and precisely about the law, and will learn how lawyers read, analyze, organize, write, and rewrite legal documents. These skills will help students analyze the law and write about specific fact situations in a way that meets legal readers’ expectations. This is a hands-on, practice-oriented course. Students will complete writing exercises, practice citation form, and edit their written work. Major written work will consist of at least two objective legal memoranda and a persuasive legal brief.

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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
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