Legal Research & Legal Writing

The basics of legal research using print and electronic sources. Focuses on writing legal analysis, researching and writing a traditional legal memorandum, and making oral presentations.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Tuesday 9:10 - 10:17 am JON 5.206
Thursday 2:30 - 3:37 pm TNH 3.142
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Paper

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Textbooks

  • The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style - Bryan Garner
      West , edition: 2d
      ISBN: 978-0314168917   (required)
  • The Greenbook: Texas Rules of Form - Texas Law Review
      Texas L. Rev. , edition: 12th
        (required)
  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation
      Columbia Law Review Assn , edition: 19th
      ISBN: 978-0615361161   (required)
  • Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies - Amy Sloan
      Aspen L. & Bus. , edition: 5th
      ISBN: 978-1454808473   (required)
  • A Lawyer Writes - Christine Coughlin, et al.
      Carolina Academic Press , edition: 2d
      ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9   (required)