Upper Level Writing Courses

Courses Fulfilling the Upper Level Writing Requirement

J.D. students are required to successfully complete (a grade of C-, or better) at least one course with a rigorous writing requirement in order to graduate.  Students may take more than one upper level writing course.   The following courses fulfill this requirement. (Revised June 5, 2018)

Fall 2018 / Spring 2019

  • ​Appellate Advocacy - Fall
  • Contract Design - Fall
  • Current Issues in Health Law & Policy - Fall
  • DWS Pretrial Ad - Fall
  • Judicial Opinion Drafting  - Spring
  • Patent Practice & Procedure II - Spring
  • Writing for Practice - Fall and Spring

Fall 2017 / Spring 2018

  • Appellate Advocacy - Fall
  • Contract Design - Fall
  • Current Issues in Health Law & Policy - Fall
  • DWS Pretrial Ad - Fall
  • Judicial Opinion Drafting - Spring
  • Patent Application Practice & Procedure - Fall
  • Patent Practice & Procedure II - Spring
  • Securities Regulation - Spring
  • Writing for Practice - Fall and Spring

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