The University of Pittsburgh Law Building is currently undergoing major renovations. Access to the building and law library is restricted until July. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (412) 648-1490 if you need assistance.
Foundations of Legal ResearchClass Term:
Fall Term 2021-2022Catalog Number:
1 (1 Contact, 0 Field)Priority:
Core Course - 2nd Year PriorityFull Year Course:
Evaluation is through in-class participation, hands-on exercises and research assignments leading to a letter grade.
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.