English Legal Writing (English) - 109 Academic Year

法學英文寫作 (English) - 109學年度

本課程是由 國立陽明交通大學科技法律研究所 提供。

This course presents the student with two aspects for effective writing in the legal environment: citation skills and legal research skills. Students will learn and practice the basic skills necessary for identifying, locating, and using legal resources, including primary sources of statutory and case law; secondary authority; and research reference tools commonly used in the practice of law. Students will also be introduced to Bluebook citation methods.

 

Course Objectives:
At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to do the following:
  1. Evaluate and understand legal authority structures, identify legal issues, assess source
credibility and accuracy, and formulate a line of legal reasoning using those sources;
  2. Use sound methods of legal research; and
  3. Properly attribute sources in legal writing, and be able to cite to cases, statutes, regulations,
and secondary sources in Bluebook format.


課程用書:

Harvard L. Review Association,The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation., 21st ed., Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Law Review Association, 2020.
Beau Steenken & Tina Brooks, Sources of American Law: An Introduction to Legal Research., 2d ed., CALI eLangdell Press, 2016.
Jessica Kirschner,The Chicago Manual of Style., 17th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

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授課教師 科技法律學院 施明遠老師
課程學分 3學分
授課年度 109學年度
授課對象 
預備知識 This class is taught in English, with Mandarin subtitles provided in the lecture videos. However, students do not need English skills in excess of those required by the university for admission.
課程提供 課程影音   課程綱要  課程行事曆  

週次課程內容課程影音課程下載
The Bluebook Rule 1:引註的使用與架構線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 2:法學評論的字體線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 3:細項線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 4:短引註格式線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 5:引用線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 6:縮寫、數字與符號線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 7:特殊情況下的斜體與樣式線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 8:大寫字母線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 9:法官、官員職稱及法院專有名詞線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 10:案例線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 11:憲法線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 12:成文法線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 13:立法資料線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 14:行政資料線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 15:書報及其他非定期出版資料線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 16:定期出版資料線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 17:尚未出版及即將出版資料線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 18:網路、電子媒體及其他非印刷品資料線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 19:服務線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 20:外國資料線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook Rule 21:國際資料線上觀看MP4下載
The Bluebook T2.42:外國管轄權 (表格二)線上觀看MP4下載
Legal Research 1:法學英文寫作-導論線上觀看MP4下載
Legal Research 2:檢索過程線上觀看MP4下載
Legal Research 3:二手資料線上觀看MP4下載
Legal Research 4:電子資料-Westlaw線上觀看MP4下載
Legal Research 5:行政法規線上觀看MP4下載
Legal Research 6:法律意見書與普通法線上觀看MP4下載
Legal Research 7:憲法與成文法線上觀看MP4下載
Legal Research 8:美國法制介紹線上觀看MP4下載
Grammar and Style Lectures 1線上觀看MP4下載
Grammar and Style Lectures 2線上觀看MP4下載
Grammar and Style Lectures 3線上觀看MP4下載
Grammar and Style Lectures 4線上觀看MP4下載
Grammar and Style Lectures 5線上觀看MP4下載
Grammar and Style Lectures 6線上觀看MP4下載

課程目標

Course Description:

This course presents the student with two aspects for effective writing in the legal environment: citation skills and legal research skills. Students will learn and practice the basic skills necessary for identifying, locating, and using legal resources, including primary sources of statutory and case law; secondary authority; and research reference tools commonly used in the practice of law. Students will also be introduced to Bluebook citation methods.

 

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to do the following:

1. Evaluate and understand legal authority structures, identify legal issues, assess source credibility and accuracy, and formulate a line of legal reasoning using those sources;

2. Use sound methods of legal research; and

3. Properly attribute sources in legal writing, and be able to cite to cases, statutes, regulations, and secondary sources in Bluebook format.

 

課程章節

單元主題
Legal Research
Citation System

 

課程書目

Harvard L. Review Association,The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation., 21st ed., Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Law Review Association, 2020.

Beau Steenken & Tina Brooks, Sources of American Law: An Introduction to Legal Research., 2d ed., CALI eLangdell Press, 2016.

Jessica Kirschner,The Chicago Manual of Style., 17th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

本課程行事曆提供課程進度與考試資訊參考。

學期週次
上課日期
參考課程進度

第一週

2020/09/28
  • The Bluebook
第二週2020/10/26
  • The Bluebook
第三週2020/11/23
  • The Research Process
第四週2020/11/30
  • The Research Process
第五週2020/12/28
  • The Research Process