Advanced Legal Research

Information Introduction

Section 1, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 18/18
Credits: 2
Days Time Room Start Date End Date




1000-1120 WB278

Course Description

The goal of this class is to build confidence in legal research skills. Through a combination of in-class exercises and written assignments this class will cover strategies for efficiently researching primary and secondary sources. We will learn and apply research skills in several subject areas frequently encountered in legal practice, including case law, statutes and legislative history, administrative law, and court procedure.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

4-5 written assignments (not papers) submitted directly to professor, not via EXPO. Deadlines to be announced.

Other Work

4 quizzes (short) administered through Canvas. Group activities and class participation.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: (Legal Research and Writing I (6004)) AND (Legal Research and Writing II (YR) (6005)) Because the credits in this course count toward the JD Program Professional Skills requirement, JD candidates will be given enrollment priority for this class. Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Course Notes: This course meets 9 weeks, ending in early November

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 123819736

Modified Type: Simulation

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Litigation and Procedure

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Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Saturday, November 04, 11:59 PM

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