Legal Research: Skills for the Digital World
This course concentrates on advanced legal research techniques using both the latest computer technology and book resources. The course provides detailed instruction in the organization of legal information. Special attention is given to strategies for choosing among electronic and paper sources to maximize research effectiveness and efficiency. Students pursue research assignments that may be geared to their individual subject interests. Students must also complete take-home examinations that test their understanding of research tools and their ability to perform research tasks.
This upper-level research course introduces students to advanced legal research techniques using both the latest computer technology and book resources.
Recommended for the following Professional Pathways: Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; Health Care Management and Compliance; International Business; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); Real Estate and Land Use; Tax; Trusts and Estates; Civil Rights/Civil Liberties; Criminal Defense; Criminal Prosecution; Family Law; Government/Public Sector; Immigration; International Law/Human Rights; Labor and Employment; IP/Copyright and Trademark; Media, Entertainment, Sports, Fashion; Tech/Privacy; General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution; General Practice – Transactional
Note: This course does not satisfy the Writing Requirement.