In this co-curricular course, NYLS students are responsible for editing and source-checking each article that is selected for publication in The Family Law Quarterly (FLQ).
This course teaches students the skills needed to draft contracts that effectuate clients’ needs and anticipate potential legal problems.
Drafting: Corporate Documents
This course teaches the skills needed to draft corporate contracts and documents that effectuate clients’ needs and anticipate potential legal problems.
Drafting: Federal Judicial Opinions
This practical course will teach students advanced legal writing skills used by judges, law clerks, and lawyers in drafting opinions, internal memorandums, and briefs; it is particularly beneficial for students interested in pursuing a judicial clerkship or externship.
Drafting: General Principles
Since the skills involved in writing clear, precise legal drafting are transferable from one document to another, this course teaches students the general principles of legal drafting rather than the techniques of drafting specialized documents.
This course teaches students the principles involved in drafting regulations and legislation, and incorporating policy-making into drafting.
This course provides students with a basic understanding of drafting various types of litigation documents, such as motions, discovery requests, and trial memos.
Drafting: Real Estate Documents
This writing and research course focuses on real estate law and practice and teaches students to draft documents used in commercial real estate transactions.
Education Law and Policy
This course focuses on the intersection of public schools, K-12 educational policy, and the law, exploring the crucial role education plays in sustaining a democratic society.
Legal Research: Corporate/Business Law
This course helps students refine research skills, learn shortcuts, and develop cost-effective and efficient research strategies for corporate or business law related projects.