Advanced Legal Writing and Research | L4651

Most new lawyers spend the bulk of their time conducting legal research. This course provides students with the advanced legal research skills needed to succeed in today's law practice settings. The course follows an innovative sequence of classes structured around the most important research methods and search techniques for legal research proficiency. This approach teaches students the skills they need to be as effective and efficient as possible in their research, regardless of the research platform selected or the type of legal source one wishes to search. This course also uses a problem-based approach designed to simulate the types of research requests made in law practice settings. Course assignments include a variety of exercises, both in-class and outside of class, as well as two significant research projects. Laptops are required for this course.

Prerequisites: N/A
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course satisfies the ULW requirement

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