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Advanced Legal Research
Professor Jason Zarin
J.D. Course 301 | 2 credit hours
In this course, students will learn the concepts and skills needed to research complex legal problems. This course will cover a range of legal research topics, including statutes, legislation and legislative history, court opinions and other court documents, administrative regulations and other administrative materials, secondary sources, and specialized legal research. Students will also learn how to evaluate and select sources, develop and implement appropriate research strategies, and conduct research in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Grading will be based on class attendance and participation, a series of research assignments, and a take home exam.
Students may not receive credit for both this course and Advanced Legal Research Techniques for Scholarship and Seminar Papers or Law Firm Research Seminar or Legal Research Skills for Practice.