Marni Goldstein Caputo

Lecturer

BA, cum laude, Tufts University
JD, with honors, Emory University Law School

Contact
Biography

Marni Goldstein Caputo has served as a Legal Writing Instructor in the Law School’s LL.M. Writing Program for over ten years. She has also taught Legal Research and Writing at Harvard Law School. Ms. Caputo has worked as the Director of International Advising at the Harvard Law School Office of Career Services. Prior to that, she was a Staff Attorney at the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Caputo has worked as an associate at Hill & Barlow and Prince, Lobel, Glovsky & Tye, both in Boston. She also clerked for Judge Willis B. Hunt, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Courses

2 credits

This two-credit Legal Research and Writing seminar is required for LL.M. students in the American Law program and optional for students in the LL.M. programs in Banking and Financial Law and Taxation. It is specifically designed to introduce foreign lawyers to the basic principles of American legal writing. In small class settings and individual conferences, students receive guidance on drafting and editing memoranda and agreements. Their work is critiqued and rewritten. The research component of the seminar trains students to locate cases, statutes and secondary material through indexing systems and the latest computer technology. Research assignments are integrated into writing assignments -- exposing students to the methods of US legal analyses -- so that by the end of the term, students obtain the skills needed to write memoranda appropriate for submission to US law firms.

FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 B1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Wed 12:50 pm 2:05 pm 2 Behr LAW 203
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 C1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Tue 10:00 am 11:15 am 2 Marni Goldstein Caputo LAW 416
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 D1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Wed 10:40 am 11:55 am 2 Nadine Nasser Donovan LAW 508
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 E1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Thu 9:15 am 10:30 am 2 Christine M. Durkin LAW 417
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 G1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Thu 5:30 pm 6:45 pm 2 Huang LAW 518
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 H1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Thu 5:00 pm 6:15 pm 2 Ingrid K. Houghton LAW 508
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 I1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Mon 6:05 pm 7:20 pm 2 Jones LAW 518
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 J1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Mon 6:30 pm 7:45 pm 2 Marshall LAW 416
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 K1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Mon 2:55 pm 4:10 pm 2 Kate E. Nicholson LAW 702
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 L1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Tue 10:40 am 11:55 am 2 Christina R. Schaper LAW 513
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 M1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Wed 9:15 am 10:30 am 2 Christina R. Schaper LAW 513
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 N1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Thu 5:15 pm 6:30 pm 2 Leslie F. Su LAW 419
FALL 2016: LAW JD 893 O1 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
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Wed 6:30 pm 7:45 pm 2 Eva M. Zelnick LAW 416
FALL 2017: LAW JD 893 A1 , Sep 11th to Dec 4th 2017
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Mon 6:00 pm 7:15 pm 2 Richard A. Sugarman LAW 416
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