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LA 204: Legal Research/Writing I


How to use the law library, perform legal research, write legal memoranda, and use computers as research tools. Initial focus is on learning how to find legal materials, including federal and state case law, statutes and administrative law. Use of finding tools such as digests, encyclopedias, and annotated law reports will be studied, as will Shepardizing. Focus also on legal writing from letters to memoranda.

3 Credits


  • Co-requisite: LA 201.

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for LA 204
  • Lecture: Compressed Video for LA 204
  • Lecture: Web-based Lecture for LA 204
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