Law 101 - Introduction to Legal Analysis

Eileen A. Scallen

Eileen A. Scallen

Professor of Practice and Director of Part-time Faculty
B.A. St. Olaf College, 1981
M.A. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1983
J.D. University of Minnesota School of Law, 1986
UCLA Faculty Since 2013
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.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Eileen Scallen 20F 101 LEC 5 Unscheduled 1.0 No No
Textbook Information:
Textbook for Fall 2020 LEC 5
Bergman, Goodman and Holm. Cracking the Case Method: Legal Analysis for Law School Success   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781640202016. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $45.00