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Legal Research and Writing
Legal Research and Writing
Spring 2016
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Fundamentals of legal research using print and online tools.
Utilizing technology and traditional sources, research and locate legal documents (e.g., statutes, codes, administrative rules, court decisions, litigation documents) Analyze and differentiate between persuasive and authoritative sources of law, and between primary and secondary legal resources. Perform topical legal research using digests, legal encyclopedias, library catalogs, periodical databases, and other secondary sources. Formulate sound legal research strategies and responses to legal issues, showing regard for cost-efficiency and time-efficiency. Write clear and concise legal memoranda using proper Bluebook citation. Understand and demonstrate professional ethics in legal research and writing.
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jackp (Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:28:25 GMT): Rollback: Ethel, The syllabus lacks the disability statement, and the reviewers usually look for this required part of the syllabus. Sorry to roll this back, but could you just add that piece to this otherwise excellent syllabus? Thanks!
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