International and Comparative Legal Research | L47xx

This course will focus on advance legal research methodologies and skills within the framework of international law and foreign comparative law. Students will gain hands-on experience in answering legal research questions in the area of international and comparative law. Students will learn research strategies and skills for locating treaties, decisions of international tribunals, documents of international organizations and other sources of state practice. The course will also explore the strategies involved in researching the law of foreign jurisdictions. Classes will combine instruction and hands-on exercises using major print, electronic, and web based resources for international and foreign legal research. Students will complete a series of research assignments and projects throughout the semester. Students are required to bring laptop computers to class.

Prerequisites: N/A
Credit Hours: 2
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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