Advanced Legal Research
Course Number: LAW 6798 Credits: 2
Teaches strategies for effective legal research, finding and updating the law, with an emphasis on the structure of American legal bibliography. Covers both manual and electronic research sources in depth. Emphasis on primary and secondary sources of law in federal and state jurisdictions. Among the topics examined will be legislative history, administrative law sources, court rules, citators and topical research materials in Tax, Environmental and International law. Advanced training in LEXIS, WESTLAW, DIALOG and other electronic sources included.