Federal Legal Research | L4254

This course will focus on advanced legal research methodologies and skills within the context and framework of federal law. The course will explore federal case law, statutes, legislation and legislative history, regulations and regulatory history, agency decisions and websites, treatises, loose-leaf services, secondary and practice materials. Students will learn strategies for engaging in research at the federal level and for ensuring that their research is thorough. The course will integrate the use of both print and online resources. Students will complete a series of research assignments and projects throughout the semester.

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)


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