The legal thesis developed in the Capstone Legal Research and Writing I course is further developed. Continued development and refinement of the topic, legal research, and drafts are completed. Final submission of thesis for faculty’s evaluations.
For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.
This course builds upon the legal scholarship introduced in JURI 690. In this course, the student will further develop his or her legal scholarship. The student will provide multiple drafts of the article previously submitted in JURI 690 and will receive substantive feedback for the refinement of the article. The substantive feedback will be provided by a faculty member and will be incorporated into a finished product. At the end of the course, the student will submit the article for faculty evaluation.
Textbook readings and lecture presentations
Course Requirements Checklist
After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.
Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each Discussion. Each thread must be 250–500 words, demonstrate course-related knowledge, cite at least 1 scholarly source, and integrate biblical principles. In addition to the thread, the student will reply to 2 classmates’ threads. Each reply must be 150–250 words and cite at least 1 scholarly source. Acceptable sources include the course textbook, the Bible, and scholarly articles. All sources must be cited in current Bluebook format.
Grammar and Punctuation Assignments (5)
These assignments will be taken from the course textbook. The purpose of these assignments is to practice basic citation, grammar, and punctuation skills.
Law Review Article Assignment
The student will continue to revise and edit the article that he or she drafted in JURI 690. The Second Draft will incorporate the feedback the student received following the submission of the First Draft in JURI 690. The student's Third Draft will incorporate feedback from the Second Draft. The student will submit a Final Draft at the end of the course.