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    Dec 02, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog
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LAW 993 - Directed Research Paper

1-2 Credit Hours
Research paper involving in-depth research and analysis of a legal issue under supervision of a faculty member. The paper should propose a solution to an important legal problem or present a sensible way of thinking about an important legal question. The paper must be well written, include proper citation to authority, and give appropriate attention to opposing arguments. At least one draft must be submitted for critique by the professor. The final version of the paper must respond to the professor’s feedback on the draft or drafts. The paper must be a minimum of 5,000 words in length (disregarding footnotes or endnotes) for one credit hour or 10,000 words in length (disregarding footnotes or endnotes) for two credit hours. Proposals must be approved by the supervising faculty member and by the dean or the dean’s designee.
Grading Restriction: Numeric grading or S/NC (JD students); A-F grading or S/NC (other graduate students).
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 4 hours.
Comment(s): Second-year standing required.
Registration Restriction(s): JD students; other graduate students with instructor permission.



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