Consolidated Legal Analysis
This course revisits fundamental principles of legal analysis in a systematic manner, building and consolidating skills needed to master the details of varied areas of law, to analyze the relationships between facts and legal rules, to identify legal issues, and to make persuasive written arguments in support of legal conclusions. There are frequent written exercises and in-class examinations. In addition to the regular classes, students will also meet once a week in a small class section for individual instruction. Limited to students in the bottom 40 percent of their class.
Prerequisite: New York Law in National Perspective (MJD150). This course is required for students in the Comprehensive Curriculum Program.