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Advanced Legal Research

This course gives students a thorough grounding in the research skills needed by today's lawyers. The students will learn how to use advanced electronic and print resources and techniques to research case law, statutes, treaties, legislative histories, administrative law, and specialized legal research resources. The instruction emphasizes the development of coherent and efficient research strategies, including the successful integration of electronic and print research materials. Evaluation: There is no final examination. Grading is based upon a final written project, several short research exercises, one small group presentation, and class participation. Prerequisite: Successful completion of first-year legal research course or equivalent or permission of instructor.


Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 620
Practice Areas: Legal Skills Development


Course History

Spring 2014
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Nash, Maribel Hilo
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15



Spring 2014
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Sommer, Jamie M
Section: 3     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25



Spring 2014
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Rosenbaum, Judith A. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 7



Fall 2013
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Kuehl, Heidi L.
Sommer, Jamie M
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25



Spring 2013
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Nash, Maribel Hilo
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 0



Spring 2013
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Rosenbaum, Judith A. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 0



Fall 2012
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Kuehl, Heidi L.
Nash, Maribel Hilo
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 13



Spring 2012
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Kuehl, Heidi L.
Nash, Maribel Hilo
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 0



Spring 2012
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Rosenbaum, Judith A. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 2     Type: Lecture     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 0



Fall 2011
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Kuehl, Heidi L.
Nash, Maribel Hilo
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 23



Spring 2011
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Kuehl, Heidi L.
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25



Spring 2011
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Rosenbaum, Judith A. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 2     Type: Lecture     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 21