PLS 232 : Advanced Legal Research and Writing
This course builds on the legal research and reasoning skills developed in PLS 120. Students are required to apply legal analysis and develop proper writing style by drafting case briefs, legal correspondence, motions and pleadings, and legal memoranda. Students become familiar with other common legal forms and appellate briefs. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: PLS 101 and PLS 120.
1. Use legal research materials to assist in writing legal correspondence and legal memoranda. 2. Draft basic legal correspondence and internal office memoranda. 3. Use practice sets to assist with completing forms and preparing legal materials.