Legal Research and Writing Seminar

INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

LL.M. WRITING PROGRAM

Seminar classes begin the week of September 1.  The Writing Seminars will be supervised by Professor Robert Volk, Director of the Legal Research & Appellate Advocacy Programs. His office, as well as the Writing Program office, is located in Room 510 of the Redstone Building.  His email address is rvolk@bu.edu.

A.         Booklist

            1.         Bouchoux, Aspen handbook for Legal Writers (3d ed. 2013)

            2.         Bachman, et. al., Researching the Law (2014)

            3.         The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed. 2010)

In addition, Strunk & White, The Elements of Style, is recommended for the class.

B.         Schedules

Writing Seminars will begin the week of September 1.  Note that Monday, September 1 is a holiday; Monday seminars will be rescheduled for that week.  Seminar schedules will be posted each week on BlackBoard for the class (JD 893). 

C.        Notices
All notices relating to the class will be posted on the course web site. You are responsible for checking the site regularly for information about class schedules, assignments and other information.

July 7, 2014