LEGAL RESEARCH FOR THE NON-LAWYER
(LAWJ-1003) - 1 UNIT
Legal Research for the Non-Lawyer will introduce students to the basics of researching U.S. law including citation, binding and persuasive legal authority, and jurisdiction. Students will apply their legal research skills in a brief memorandum exploring a legal issue. Commercial systems including Lexis and Westlaw as well as authoritative free legal information will be covered.