Developing and Implementing Effective Legal Writing Programs in Korean Law Schools

Journal of Korean Law, Vol. 9, pp. 125-146, 2009

Washington University School of Law Working Paper No. 10-03-08

23 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2010  

Jo Ellen Lewis

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

This article is based on a three-day workshop the author presented in July 2009 at the invitation of Seoul National University and the Korean Association of Law Schools. The workshop was designed to assist Korean law professors to develop and teach a legal writing course in the new graduate law schools. The goal of this article is to provide practical suggestions as a starting point for teaching legal writing in Korean law schools. The following topics are discussed in the article: the basics of teaching legal writing, including designing assignments and a course syllabus; teaching techniques; critiquing assignments; and conferencing with students. The article ends with some final thoughts and recommendations for Korean law schools.

Keywords: Teaching Legal Writing, Teaching Techniques, Critiquing Student Writing, Student Conferences

Suggested Citation

Lewis, Jo Ellen, Developing and Implementing Effective Legal Writing Programs in Korean Law Schools (2009). Journal of Korean Law, Vol. 9, pp. 125-146, 2009; Washington University School of Law Working Paper No. 10-03-08. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1582508

Jo Ellen Lewis (Contact Author)

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law ( email )

Campus Box 1120
St. Louis, MO 63130
United States

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