Scholarly Writing

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2 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*. This course is intended to help students make the transition from instrumental to critical writing. The seminar will guide students through the drafting of some common legal documents as well as a long scholarly paper. Students will build on the first year foundation of legal research skills by exploring many other research sources. The course is designed to provide specific guidance, strategies and techniques for each stage of the writing process, from citation to inspiration. The seminar will deal with editing, proofreading, and, ultimately, advice on achieving publication of the scholarly work. Satisfies third semester of legal writing requirement.

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