Topic: In this week’s Seminar, you will discuss the following:
- Where the law comes from
- The difference between primary and secondary authority
- The difference between mandatory and persuasive authority
- The Bluebook and the importance of legal citation
Alternative Seminar Assignment:
Your attendance at the weekly Seminar for this course is very important. The Seminar is an excellent source of information and explanation of the weekly material in this course. However, if you are unable to attend the Seminar, you can still learn the information that was provided and also earn the Seminar points.
In order to earn the Seminar points, you must complete an alternative assignment and submit it as a Word document attached to an e-mail. Send the e-mail to your professor within one week of the Seminar. The professor has the right to reject late alternative assignments. The alternative assignment must provide at least a clear synopsis of the material covered at the Seminar along with your analysis of that material. It should be no less than two pages and no longer than three pages and must be submitted within 7 days of the missed Seminar.