Adv Legal Research

SLN #: 87470
Course Prefix: LAW-736
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Trotta

Course Description:
This course will focus on a rigorous review of the basic print and electronic resources and strategies for conducting legal research, federal and state. Case law, statutes and legislative history, administrative rules and procedures and finding tools will all be covered. This course is labor intensive. The best way to learn to conduct effective legal research is to use the full range of tools available and then practice, practice, practice! Students will be in class two hours per week. Students will have frequent out of class, graded practice exercises, a legal information literacy exam, and a final exam. Students taking the class for 2 credits will be eligible for the skills requirement.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: 6-8 out of class exercise sets. Graded by points.
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Experiential Learning: Yes
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 20
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Mid Term Or Other Exam: Yes - Legal Information Literacy Exam
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.