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Spanish and Bilingual Communication in Law Practice*

Course Abbreviation: 
SKILS 997C Spring 2015
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: Y

Designed for students who want to improve their ability to understand and communicate with Spanish-speaking clients and colleagues in legal settings.  Includes practical reading, speaking, and writing exercises using real documents from Spanish-speaking courts, attorneys, and statutes.  Encompasses an introduction to research resources, citation norms, and other tools related to practicing law in Spanish, and includes discussions of regional variations in law, ethics, and language in the Spanish legal world.  Guest speakers or other contact with native Spanish-speakers in the profession will also be scheduled.

*Special topic course

Faculty approval required