Course Details

Advanced Legal Research

This course gives students a thorough grounding in the research skills needed by today's lawyers. The students will learn techniques to research case law, statutes, municipal law, federal and state legislative histories, administrative law, and international law. The instruction will emphasize the development of coherent and efficient research strategies, as well as the increasing role of artificial intelligence and data analytics in legal research. Pre-requisites: Completion of LAWSTUDY 540 Communication & Legal Reasoning I and LAWSTUDY 541 CLR II.

Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 620
Practice Areas: Legal Skills Development
Additional Course Information: Experiential Learning


Course History

Fall 2018
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Willis, Clare Gaynor
Reis, Sarah
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 10

Fall 2018
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Sommer, Jamie M
Bowman, Ronald Jesse
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 24

Spring 2018
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Sommer, Jamie M
Bowman, Ronald Jesse
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 17

Fall 2017
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Willis, Clare Gaynor
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 15

Spring 2017
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Sommer, Jamie M
Willis, Clare Gaynor
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 23

Fall 2016
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Bowman, Ronald Jesse
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 23

Spring 2016
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Sommer, Jamie M
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 24

Fall 2015
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Sommer, Jamie M
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 24

Fall 2015
Title: Advanced Legal Research
Faculty: Bowman, Ronald Jesse
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 24