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U.S. Legal Scholarly Writing (LAWS 4922)

Course Info

This course is designed to teach English compositional skills and grammar for legal studies. With an English-as-a-second-language focus, this course will seek to teach students the various steps of the writing process, English grammar, and certain aspects of legal composition. The main goal of this course is to enable students to write clearly and correctly within U.S. legal studies and the U.S. legal work place.


Prof. Jack Turner

Prof. Jack Turner is an Associate Professor of Law and the Director of the International LLM Program at Case Western Reserve University. He teaches Contract Law and U.S. Legal Writing and Research. He also directs the Summer Language and Law Institute from incoming LLM students and foreign legal professionals.


The syllabus for your course are available on Canvas.



Computer-Aided Legal Instruction (CALI) requires an authorization code to use. If you do not have a CALI account, please contact Kieran Layton or the reference desk for assistance.

CALI (Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) Legal Writing lessons