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208 sec. 1 - Advanced Legal Research (Fall 2011)
Instructor: Kathleen Vanden Heuvel (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
Instructor: Robert C. Berring, Jr. (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
Instructor: Michael Levy (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: TuTh 11:20-12:35
Meeting Location: 132
Course Start: August 25, 2011
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49502
The primary goal of this course is to give an overview of the research universe that will make the transition from law school to law practice easier and more productive. In order to give students a framework for developing successful research strategies, we will be exploring the history of legal materials and examining the structure and use of the various research tools. Students will be working with all types of research books and systems, from the earliest nominative reporters to the newest online research tools.
This course satisfies the Skills Requirement.
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Required Books are in blue
- Finding the law
by Robert C. Berring, Elizabeth A. Edinger
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : Thomson/West, c2005.
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
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