Legal Research & Writing

Spring 2021 advance registration for Paralegal Studies certificate students begins on January 4, 2021.

 

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Class Number: 10493

Spring 2021

PLS 320

3 Units
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 Wednesday, March 31.

Remote learning will continue for spring 2021. This will be facilitated via our online platform iLearn and with Zoom.

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

All University and faculty communications are sent to a student's SFSU email (@mail.sfsu.edu). Once you have enrolled, please check yours regularly or have it forwarded to an account you do check. This link has more info if you have not set it up: https://its.sfsu.edu/guides/student-email

Class Number: 10493

Spring 2021 Refund Information

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

 

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Last Update: Nov 24, 2020 10:20am