Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Advanced Writing and Research

293: Advanced Writing for Legal Practice: Public Interest Law

Credit Hours



Rigorous Writing


This course will give students a practical introduction to the type of work that legal aid attorneys perform by following the progression of a case from intake through a dispositive motion. Students will be asked to draft pleadings, discovery and motions to gain an understanding of what kind of advocacy is common at each stage of the litigation. Students will also participate in a mock hearing on their final motion.