LEG116: Legal Research I - 4 Hours
Prerequisites: LEG100, LEG117
This course introduces the student to a variety of legal research tools and techniques. An emphasis is placed on legal analysis, proper citation form, and cite checking. The course includes a review of grammar basics, the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) Citation Manual (A Professional System of Citation), and a series of written assignments ranging from simple case briefs to business letters. The students will be drafting legal documents during class and as outside homework assignments.
Course fees may apply.