Legal Research & Writing

Spring 2022 registration begins on January 4. Advance registration for Paralegal Studies certificate students begins on January 3, 2022.

 

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Spring 2022

PLS 320

Class Number: 11269
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 Wednesday, March 30.

This class will meet on-site at the SF State Downtown Campus.

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Class Number: 11269

Spring 2022 Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSL Class dropped on or before February 11 Class dropped between February 12 and February 18 Class dropped on February 19 and beyond

 

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Last Update: Nov 24, 2021 10:48am