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Griffin, Amy J.

Senior Instructor


Research Areas research areas



  • Legal writing, Legal Analysis, Legal reasoning, Authority, judicial decision-making



courses taught

  • LAWS 5064 - Legal Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022
    Designed to help students develop the analytical skills necessary for success in law school and on the bar exam. Students will strengthen their core analytical skills, written communication skills, and ability to retain information. The ability to engage legal questions at the highest level is a skill that can be practiced and improved.
  • LAWS 5226 - Legal Writing I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Provides an intensive introduction to the resources available for legal research. Students also prepare written material of various kinds designed to develop research skills, legal writing style, and analysis of legal problems.
  • LAWS 6226 - Advanced Legal Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Builds on skills learned in the first-year legal writing course to improve written legal analysis. Students will complete multiple written assignments and will receive individual feedback on their work. Sections vary significantly depending on the professor; please check the Legal Writing page of the Colorado Law website to read each professor's course description.
  • LAWS 6383 - Applied Evidence
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Provides the opportunity to improve the legal writing and analytical skills by practicing written analysis based on the law of Evidence. Professors Griffin and Bloom designed materials specifically for this course, which is designed to be taken concurrently with Professor Bloom's Evidence class. Student receive individual feedback on every exercise and assignment.


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