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Drafting 506 (6 points)



Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Principles and techniques of drafting. The circumstances surrounding the transaction for which a document is being drafted. The provisions of law relevant to the transaction. Incorporation by reference and other short cuts in drafting that are provided for by legislation. The use of precedents. The conventional scheme of selected kinds of documents. Exercises, based on commonly used legal forms and documents, in both litigious and non-litigious areas of practice. Preparation of more complicated documents for a variety of conveyancing, commercial and other transactions.

Assessment: Tests (held in and out of class): 100%

Contact Hours: Three 1-hour classes per week

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