Designing Assignments for Teaching Legal Analysis, Research and Writing

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing, Vol. 3, p. 58, 1995; reprinted in Best of Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing, Vol. 3, 2001

Posted: 18 Apr 2007

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Jan M. Levine

Duquesne University School of Law

Abstract

The design of assignments is perhaps the most important pedagogical activity in teaching legal research and writing. This article is intended to help teachers of legal research and writing design course assignments that simultaneously teach legal research and legal writing skills within the overall context of introducing students to basic legal analysis.

Keywords: Legal writing, legal education, legal research and writing, teaching, curriculum, pedagogy

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Levine, Jan M., Designing Assignments for Teaching Legal Analysis, Research and Writing. Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing, Vol. 3, p. 58, 1995; reprinted in Best of Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing, Vol. 3, 2001, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=981019

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