LAW 5386: Foundations of Legal Research

Course Catalog Number: 
5386
Course Credits: 
1
Course Priority: 
Core Course - 2nd Year Priority
Course Category: 
Standard Courses
Full Year Course: 
No
Course Type: 
Lecture

Foundations of Legal Research is a one-credit practical skills course that builds on basic research skills learned in the first year Legal Writing program and emphasizes legal research as an integrated part of the practice of law. The course will integrate traditional print resources with online database resources and “free” Internet resources, with emphasis on locating resources efficiently and cost-effectively. This course will meet for ten (10) weeks in 75 minute class sessions. (The course will be completed by early November, prior to final exams.) The course is offered in three sections and is required for second-year students.

Prerequisites: 

Course Offerings

Class Number:
20305
Term:
Fall 2014-15
Professor(s):
Class Number:
20306
Term:
Fall 2014-15
Professor(s):