L9269 Lawyering in the Digital Age

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
None

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Students will acquire a better understanding of how lawyers gather, manage and present information.
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired an understanding of some of the ethical and professional issues commonly faced by lawyers.
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired an understanding of various lawyering skills, for example, interviewing, counseling, drafting, research, working collaboratively, client communication
  • Students will acquire exposure to the judicial and/or administrative processes. This is accomplished through class work and our simulation. You may receive additional exposure depending on your project work.
  • Students will acquire facility in close reading of statutes and regulations, and application to facts. This is accomplished first through your work on our simulation. You may receive additional exposure to statutory analysis through your clinic project.
  • Students will gain an understanding of some of the technologies that facilitate law practice.

Secondary Goals

  • Students will be exposed to the history and development of information transfer in law and the profession

General Information

Other Sections

Section 001, Fall 2019
M 4:20-6:10 pm
R 3:10-6:00 pm
Conrad Johnson
Brian Donnelly
Mary Marsh Zulack

Section 001, Spring 2020
M 4:20-6:10 pm
R 3:10-6:00 pm
Conrad Johnson
Brian Donnelly

Section 002, Fall 2019
Conrad Johnson
Mary Marsh Zulack
Brian Donnelly

Section 002, Spring 2020
Conrad Johnson
Brian Donnelly