Advanced Legal Research Practice (14 Weeks)
About This Class
This course will provide an opportunity to enhance knowledge of traditional legal research sources, both primary and secondary/practice related. Students will choose a desired practice area and jurisdiction and will be assigned a company or organization as their client. Students will conduct practice area specific research in the following areas: client background and development; litigation preparation; business and industry trends; and federal and state legislative and regulatory history. Research will be conducted using many online legal research databases for use in their selected practice area and jurisdiction. This 14-week class begins in Spring 1 DL and ends in Spring 2 DL.