LAW 3708 - Advanced Legal Research
This course focuses on practical techniques and strategies of legal research and provides an in-depth view of American legal information with some emphasis upon current computer-assisted legal research. The goals of this course are: (1) to teach students to evaluate legal information sources effectively, to formulate a rational research methodology that maximizes efficiency, and to implement the strategy through concrete steps; (2) to expand students’ skills in using the primary American legal sources; (3) to introduce students to American legal sources in specialized subject areas; (4) to develop skills in compiling legislative histories; and (5) to familiarize students with the legal and non-legal information resources and electronic databases that are becoming increasingly important to the legal community. Students will learn how to formulate a research plan based on legal analysis of issues, how to find the most relevant information resources available, and how to integrate technology into the final work product.
Click here for spring 2017 course offering(s).
Click here for Summer Session I 2017 course offering(s).
Click here for Summer Session II 2017 course offering(s).
Click here for Summer Session III 2017 course offering(s).
Click here for fall 2017 course offering(s).
[Add to Personal Catalog]