Elements of Legal Analysis II (0 Credit) LAW 1089 Winter semester second-year component of the Critical Skills Program. ELA II is mandatory for any student whose overall GPA is below 2.6 after his/her first three semesters of law school. It is also mandatory for any student whose GPA was below 2.60 in each of the first two semesters of law school irrespective of GPA after the third semester of law school. ELA II consists of individualized sessions, small group sessions, workshops, and writing labs, all of which are designed to enhance the skills necessary to successfully complete law school and become licensed to practice law. It is also available for any student in his or her second semester of the second year, regardless of GPA.