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.
Course Fee: $899
One required Saturday session scheduled for June 25.
This class will meet on-site at the SF State Downtown Campus.
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Last Update: May 23, 2022 2:02pm
|Refund Code||Full Refund||75% Refund||No Refund|
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