Writing for Tribal Judges

Tuition

1360

Conference Fee

329

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Course Location

Reno, NV

Course Fees

Tuition

$1360

Conference Fee

$329

Reno, NV

June 12, 2023 to June 15, 2023

Tribal judges must be able to write well-reasoned, well-articulated decisions.

The course emphasis will be on both legal and traditional reasoning in tribal common law; explaining the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning; identifying the audience as well as the purposes and constraints of written judicial opinions; and improving the skills necessary to edit and revise opinions with greater confidence.

Tuition

Course $1360

Conference Fee $329

What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn to:

  • Describe in grammatical terms the kinds of sentences you tend to use;
  • Use the Editing Guide to edit your own writing;
  • Recognize what we do when we read and why the psychology of reading is important to writers;
  • Utilize simple tips to develop a routine in protecting the record;
  • Identify key components of a well-structured opinion;
  • Recognize and use style techniques that orient and inform the reader; and
  • Use statutory and case analysis to solve legal issues presented in cases before your court.
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The course emphasis will be on both legal and traditional reasoning in tribal common law; explaining the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning; identifying the audience as well as the purposes and constraints of written judicial opinions; and improving the skills necessary to edit and revise opinions with greater confidence.

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