ENG 280: Writing for Law & Society

Class Program
Credits 2

This course introduces students to ways in which writing can be used as a tool to address communities in the legal world as well as the larger global community. A variety of rhetorical modes will be explored to address both public and private sectors as well as formal and informal modes of expression inherent to those spheres. The course will also explore the value of careful diction, syntax, voice, and the process of revision as students engage in the social forums of the legal and social world. It is recommended that students complete LAW 202 and SOC 260 prior to enrolling in this course.