Format

Course

Experience

All levels

Time to complete

About 2 weeks

Earn

Certificate of completion

Topics

IRAC, Analyzing Rules, Using Legal Authority

LEGAL WRITING

LW 7: Legal Analysis

Master the essentials of analytical legal writing: From IRAC to rule-based reasoning and everything in between. Plus: Get familiar with fundamental legal research strategies useful for all legal professionals.

What You’ll Learn

Discover the new skills you’ll unlock after completing this course.

1

Using IRAC

Learn the fundamentals of the popular legal analysis framework IRAC: Issue, Rule, Application, and Conclusion.
2

Analyzing Rules

Understand the different rule types, how to explain rules well, and using authority to help readers understand your argument.
3

Persuasive Legal Analysis

Work on advanced legal analysis techniques like carefully explaining the law, using policy, highlighting your rules for readers.

Course Curriculum

Lessons

Downloadables

Videos

Practices

Legal skills for the 21st-century

We use 21st-century learning science to train today’s legal professionals. Bite-sized training, data-backed techniques, and lessons that are actually fun make it possible for you to pick up a new skill in no time. 
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