Logic & Opinion Writing (JS 621)

Las Vegas, NV

Why should I take this course? Who should attend? This course invites judges to more carefully and thoroughly examine the underlying principles of logical reasoning as applied to their decision-making and opinion-writing. Judicial writing is often as important as the determinations. Opinions should serve as a reasoned statement that justifies the outcome judges have reached. […]

Advanced Judicial Writing (JS 626)

Reno, NV

Pre-Course writing assignment for Advanced Judicial Writing: Judges enrolled in the course will study style and argumentation each morning, then work intensively on individual writing projects each afternoon. One of the pre-course assignments is to submit two judicial decisions to be analyzed during the morning sessions. Please limit these two judicial decisions to be 10 […]