Welcome - Legal Research and Writing LAWS 1004X/Y    Legal Research and Writing
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course has three objectives. The first is to introduce students to the process of legal research and to provide a basic understanding of primary legal materials and secondary sources of legal information in both print and digital form. The second is to provide students with the basic skills of legal writing and legal citation.The third objective is to introduce students to the technique of applying legal authorities to the solution of legal problems.This course is conducted by lectures, research assignments based on hypothetical fact situations and assigned readings.
NOTES: Credit can only be given for this course if X and Y are completed in consecutive terms and partial credit cannot be given for a single term. Assessment Method: Library and citation assignments and research and writing assignments.