Law 492 - Writing for Practice

Patrick D. Goodman

Patrick D. Goodman

Lecturer in Law
B.A. UCLA, 1991
M.Ed. UCLA, 1992
J.D. Columbia, 1996
UCLA Faculty Since 2001
Course Description:

The course provides additional training in practice-oriented written legal analysis prior to graduation. Over the course of five work assignments, students focus on articulating effective legal argument, with a strong emphasis on practice-oriented application of law to fact. Students must be prepared to complete in-depth written projects, assigned and due on a weekly basis. Because students will not be focusing intensively on a single
writing project, this course does not satisfy the Substantial Analytic Writing requirement.

Course Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, students will be able to provide in-depth, organized persuasive or predictive legal arguments in the context of a professional assignment.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Patrick Goodman 20F 492 LEC 1 T 3:20 PM - 5:20 PM 1.0 No No
  Course meets 8/25/2020 - 10/6/2020. Application required to enroll and can be found at https://my.law.ucla.edu/courseenrollment. Application due at noon on July 27. Enrollment limited to JD students in their 3L year and LLM students.