Making a Case for Legal Writing Instruction … Worldwide
Jurisprudencia, Vol. 1, No. 119, pp. 111-123, 2010
14 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2010
This article discusses the merits of teaching legal analysis and writing and of developing a legal writing program at a faculty of law, and recommends that law faculties around the world incorporate this subject. Once absent from the American law school curriculum, this subject has become a required subject in all American law schools over the past 25 years. The article suggests steps for implementing a legal writing course or program, and offers a variety of resources for doing so.
Keywords: legal writing, legal skills, curriculum development, American legal education, globalization of the law school curriculum
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