Legal Research: Real Estate Law
This course presents an in-depth review of practical research skills reinforcing the importance of knowing how to find and interpret statutes, administrative regulations, cases, and secondary sources, including practice materials (e.g., forms, pleadings, court rules). The course will help students refine research skills, learn shortcuts, and develop cost-effective and efficient research strategies for real estate law related projects. Class sessions integrate the use of print resources with internet and subscription online services through which students will learn more sophisticated and responsible search practices. This course assumes a basic understanding of real estate law and vocabulary.
Prerequisite: Real Estate Transactions & Finance