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Lawyering § 2

Instructor: Strong

1st Day Assignment 1st Day Reading

Introduction to the Course

Stephen D. Easton, My Last Lecture: Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers, 56 S.C. L. Rev. 229 (2004).

John Lande & Jean R. Sternlight, The Potential Contribution of ADR to an Integrated Curriculum: Preparing Law Students for Real World Lawyering, 25 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 247 (2010), pp 259-69.

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Required Readings

The required text is Stefan H. Krieger & Richard K. Neumann, Jr., Essential Lawyering Skills (4th ed. 2011).   Assignments from this book are listed below with the prefix “K&N.”

Additional required readings are posted in the “course readings” page in TWEN.

Suggested Readings

You may find it useful to glance at S.I. Strong, How to Write Law Exams and Essays (3d ed. 2010).  A copy is on file in the library or you can purchase a copy online at  Although the text was written for English law students, the principles apply to U.S. law students as well.  In about a year, Professor Desnoyer and I will have a similar text out for the U.S. market.  Until then, this book is the best guide I have on how to do well on a law school examination.  NB: What is called CLEO in the text is the same as IRAC (issue, rule, application, conclusion) in the U.S.