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LAW70380 - Legal Writing and Research

(3 units)
This course explores the information systems that lawyers and courts must navigate in order to discover, understand and utilize the law. Students will learn how to find primary authority such as case law, statutes and regulatory materials applicable to particular questions of law. Additionally, students will become familiar with the sources and uses of secondary authority and will learn proper citation format. Students will explore the interplay of research, writing and analysis. Finally, students will apply research and analytic skills to a set of facts and produce a research memorandum.