Legal Research & Writing

 

 

Fall 2022

PLS 320

Class Number: 11152
3 Units
Course Fee: 

$899


In this comprehensive, basic legal research course, students are introduced to legal research materials and taught how to use the law library. Skills developed include using statutes, codes, cases, digests, citations, encyclopedias, legal periodicals and government documents; finding, reading and synthesizing cases and statutes; and preparing certain kinds of legal memoranda. Assignments emphasizing problem analysis, legal writing and legal research tools normally require at least six to eight hours per week in a law library. Demonstration and hands-on use of LexisNexis online database, and the Internet are included.

Section: 

01Z

Notes: 

Course Fee: $899

No class on Thursday, November 24.

This class will meet online. To access the class, visit https://ilearn.sfsu.edu to log in after registration and payment using your SF State ID and password.

University and faculty communications are sent to a student's SFSU email (@mail.sfsu.edu). Once you have enrolled, please check it regularly so that you don't miss out on important information. This link has more info if you have not set it up: https://its.sfsu.edu/guides/student-email

Please note:
Registration is unavailable for this class once the semester has started. If you would like to add this course please contact the instructor via email.

Students allowed to add the class will be provided with a permission number. Use this number to register. Visit our registration page for information on how to register and pay: https://cel.sfsu.edu/register/register-pay

Class Number: 11152

Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSL Class dropped on or before September 12 Class dropped between September 13 and September 19 Class dropped on September 20 and beyond

 

Last Update: Aug 11, 2022 10:49am