Advanced Legal Research

Information Introduction

Section 2, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 16/18
Credits: 2
Days Time Room Start Date End Date




1000-1120 WB278

Course Description

The goal of this course is for students to learn legal research strategies and resources (primary and secondary) useful for conducting research for upper-level classes and the practice of law. Students will build upon legal research skills gained in LRW I and II by conducting research in subscription and open access databases and evaluating the results of that research.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

There are no midterm and final examinations. Students’ work is assessed during the in-class research exercises (which may include group and individual work), class participation, and four to five written research assignments which are to be completed as homework (submitted to instructor not via EXPO).

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 students 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: Laptop computers are required for in-class research exercises. This course lasts 9 weeks with the last class session occurring 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.: 123819868

Modified Type: Simulation

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Litigation and Procedure

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Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Wednesday, November 08, 11:59 PM

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