Law 101 - Introduction to Legal Analysis
Richard C. Maxwell Professor of Law
J.D. Stanford, 1994
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.