special programs: Legal Writing & Reserch
Good lawyering demands good writing.
Golden Gate University School of Law requires all students to take at least three writing courses
- First-year students take two courses in Writing and Research
- Second-year students take Appellate Advocacy
- Students in their final year take Solving Legal Problems
In advanced writing, advanced research, and selected legal problems seminars and workshops students may prepare independent research papers under close faculty supervision.
Student requiring extra support in developing legal writing skills may take part in the Academic Support Program.