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LAW 844 v06 : U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing

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Druthers submitted by: sba50
Spring 2021
LLM Adjunct
UserID Name Email
sba50 Astrada, Scott
LAW 844 v06: U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing
U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing
M 5:45-7:45p
Special Requirement


Students who enroll in this course may not enroll in any other sections of U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (formerly: U.S. Legal Discourse I and II).

The course is graded honors-pass-fail and is only open to foreign educated LL.M. students (i.e., those students who do not have a U.S. J.D. degree). Enrollment is limited to a small number of students.

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Personal Information


Scott B. Astrada is the Director of Federal Advocacy at the Center for Responsible Lending. Located in the Washington D.C. office, Scott directs and coordinates federal legislative and regulatory advocacy in coordination with CRL senior leadership to advance CRL policy goals. Prior to his role at CRL, Scott worked as an economic policy advisor for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Center under former Minority Leader Harry Reid and previous Chairman Chuck Schumer. Prior to the Senate, Scott was an attorney in the Obama Administration at the White House Office of Management and Budget, Office of General Counsel. Before joining OMB, Scott was a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellow, completing his fellowship on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, and then at the National Council of La Raza. Scott has worked extensively in these roles on tax, finance, and labor policy aimed to drive inclusivity, equitable prosperity, and the remediation of racial discrimination in the finance and labor markets. Scott received his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his JD and MBA from Marquette University, and his LLM from the Georgetown University Law Center.

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