Law 101 - Introduction to Legal Analysis

Rachel F. Moran

Rachel F. Moran

Michael J. Connell Distinguished Professor of Law and Dean Emerita
A.B. Stanford, 1978
J.D. Yale, 1981
UCLA Faculty Since 2010
Course Description:

The course provides an introduction to principles of sound legal analysis for incoming first-year students.  Topics include: structure of the legal system, analysis of rule creation and rule application jurisprudence, and legal argument.  Through readings, cases, lectures, and in-class exercises, students develop elementary skills in legal analysis.  This course is offered over the first five days of the semester, concluding prior to the start of all other first-year courses.