This lesson explains some key differences between legal writing and exam writing. First, the lesson demonstrates the relationship between legal writing and exam writing. Next, the lesson explains the differences between legal writing and exam writing. After you complete this lesson you will be able to transfer writing and analysis skills learned in your legal writing course to your final exams.
On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Illustrate the differences between legal writing and exam writing.
2. Use important writing and analysis skills in different formats.
Renee Nicole Allen
Renee Nicole Allen currently teaches legal writing. Prior to teaching legal writing, she taught academic support and bar preparation courses. Her published scholarship concerns the status of women in legal education, implicit bias, and educational psychology.Assistant Professor of Legal WritingSt. John's University School of Law