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LES 401 - Legal Research And Citation

Campus: Springfield


Explores the principles of legal research into case, statutory, constitutional, and administrative law materials. Components of the course include an introduction to the kinds of law books, the use and patterns of law books, and the methods of finding and citing legal materials. Use of research tools such as digests, legal encyclopedias, legal periodicals, government documents, indexes, citators, treatises, and social science periodicals related to law is also stressed. Students are given training in and experience with computer-assisted legal research. Students write case briefs and are exposed to basic concepts in legal analysis. Course Information: Restricted to LES majors. Not for Freshman or Sophomore.

Special Instructions:

Restricted to LES Graduate Students.

Academic Program Restrictions:

BA:Online English -UIS BA:Online History -UIS BA:Online Liberal Studies -UIS BA:Online Mathematical Sci-UIS BA:Online Philosophy -UIS BBA:Online Business Admin -UIS BS:Online Computer Science-UIS NDEG:Teacher Educ - Sec -UIS MA:Online Legal Studies -UIS

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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