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In this video, Jean Whitney, Professor at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Las Vegas Nevada, discusses her course Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy. This interview offers insight into her teaching methods, theories of legal education, and successes with the course.
In this video, Professor Jean Whitney discusses her course Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy, taught at the University of Las Vegas Nevada William S. Boyd School of Law. She advocates for creating more practice-ready students through using simulation and clinic teaching models. Professor...
As part of the Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy at the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV, students must complete a policy memorandum that serves as an evaluation of their understanding of critical aspects of the course. The feedback provided by Professor Whitney on this student work...
As part of the Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy at the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV, students must complete a policy memorandum that serves as an evaluation of their understanding of critical aspects of the course. The student work example provides more insight as to the expected...
As required as part of the Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy course at the William S. Boyd School of Law, students are required to draft a memorandum analyzing a proposed piece of legislation. This comment sheet rubric evaluates each student’s memo on the basis of five categories: completion of...
As a required part of the Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy course at the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV, students must draft a memorandum that provides legal analysis of a piece of proposed legislation. The memorandum assesses the student’s understanding of the effectiveness and legal...
This rubric evaluates the performance of committee presentations for those students participating in the Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy course at the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV. As part of the course, students are asked to draft proposed bills and then present their work to a...
This assignment asks students participating in the Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy course at the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV to evaluate their competency in certain legal skills and values at the beginning of the course. The values are listed and described in detail, and the...
This assignment sets forth bill drafting guidelines for students participating in the Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy course at the Williams S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. Within the bill guidelines, students are instructed in areas such as labeling of bill...
The syllabus contains required readings, class policies, and general pertinent information for the Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy course at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Additionally, the document contains a breakdown of weekly reading assignments...

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