Course, Casebooks, and Assignments

THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
School of Law

Fall Semester 2013
Course, Casebook, and Assignment Listing Classes begin August 19, 2013

9200:619-001 Cohen LARW I
Casebook(s):

LARW:
Req: Cohen, Legal Writing Workbook, available online (available on Springboard after August 1st)
Req: Dickerson, The ALWD Citation Manual, 4th ed., Aspen Publishing #9780735589308

Legal Research:
Req: Cohen, Legal Research Workbook, available online (available on Springboard after August 1st)

Assignment:
  1. Read Workbook pp. 3-8 (Course Overview)
  2. Grammar & Composition
    a. Read Workbook pp. 15-22 (Writing Guidelines)
    b. Complete Editing Excerise #1 (Workbook pp. 25-26)
  3. Research Memorandum Format
    a. Read Workbook pp. 31-34 (Research Memorandum Format)

Legal Research:

Read Workbook pp. 3-16
Course Overview;
Primary & Secondary Authority;
Search Plans;
Statutes;
Legislative History;
Ohio Revised Code (in paper)

**NOTE:

**Springboard is the University's web course that provides, among other things, the ability to post documents that may be downloaded from the internet. Springboard is located at https://springboard.uakron.edu/. You will first be prompted to provide your UANet username and password. On the next screen, select LARW I 001. On the course page, select Content. The workbooks are in the Legal Writing and Legal Research modules.


9200:684-006 Cohen Sem: Interviewing and Counseling
Casebook(s):

Req: Client Interviewing & Counseling Workbook (Workbook) (available on Springboard after August 1)

Assignment:

For First Class:

Read Workbook pp. 3-15
Course Overview & Syllabus
Client-Centered Interviewing & Counseling
The Participatory Model
The Goals of Client Interviewing & Counseling

Read Workbook pp. 25-33
A Structure for the Initial Interview
The Opening Stage

Read Workbook pp. 96-99
Transcript for In-Class Video (The Opening Stage)

Prepare Interviews #1 & #2 - A couple of weeks before the first class, Professor Cohen will:
Post on Springboard the materials for your first interview (role play)
Email instructions to you


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