Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
 

Practical Legal Research

875 | 1.0 credits

Description

This mini-term course will build upon and expand essential legal research techniques and strategies introduced in the first year LAWS course.  New topics include legislative history, administrative law resources, plus the full range of secondary sources, including practice guides. In addition to LexisNexis and Westlaw, students will be exposed to low or no-cost internet legal sources. Research hypotheticals will require research of both California and federal law.  

Prerequisites:

Legal Analysis, Writing & Skills I (LAWS I) in addition to Legal Analysis, Writing & Skills II: Appellate Advocacy; Legal Analysis, Writing & Skills II: Negotiation; or Legal Analysis, Writing & Skills II: Trial Practice