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Viewing: PSLX 6294 : Independent Research in Legal Studies

Last approved: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 08:01:48 GMT

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Programs referencing this course
College of Professional Studies
College of Professional Studies (CPS)
PSLX
6294
Independent Research in Legal Studies
Independent Research
Fall 2017
2
Course Type
Special Topics
Seminar
Self-Paced
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
students in the MPS in paralegal studies programs
Yes
100
No

Corequisites

25

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Are there Course Equivalents?
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No
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Guided, independent research to demonstrate the higher level of competency in research, analysis, writing, and oral presentation.
Determine a legal issue for exploration and analysis Formulate a thesis statement. Conduct legal research through online resources and compile a list of those sources. Determine an organizational path for a legal argument. Create a rough draft that presents a clear, organized legal argument. Write a second draft that presents the legal argument in clear, concise, grammatically correct language. Write a polished final paper complete with footnotes using proper Bluebook citation format. Present the final research in an oral presentation using technology to enhance presentations.
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