This course will provide students with instruction related to both the concepts behind and practical applications of legal research, writing and analysis. This course will include instruction in understanding and utilizing primary sources of law including case law, statutory and constitutional law as well as secondary, non-binding sources of law. Students will also receive instruction related to the basics of legal research, both traditional and online, and its importance to the legal process. Lastly, students will be required to draft several legal documents including a legal memorandum and an appellate brief.
Who Can Take this Course?
- Current students who have successfully passed the First-Year Law Students Examination (FYLSX)
- Students who transferred their First-Year courses from an ABA or Committee Accredited law school.
- Students who have completed the First, Second, and Third Year of the Juris Doctor program