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
Monday, Thursday 9:10 - 10:17 am TNH 2.138
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Paper

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed

Textbooks

  • The Redbook - Garner
      West , edition: 2013
      ISBN: 9780314289018   (required)
  • The Greenbook - Texas Law Review
      Texas Law Review , edition: 12th
      ISBN: 1878674-08-0   (required)
  • The Bluebook - Harvard Law Review
      Harvard Law Review , edition: 19th
      ISBN: 9780615361161   (required)
  • A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis - Coughlin, Rocklin & Patrick
      Carolina Academic , edition: 2nd, 2013
      ISBN: 9781611633979   (required)
  • Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing - Fogarty
      Holt , edition: 2008
      ISBN: 9780805088311   (optional)
  • Researching the Law - Sloan
      Apen , edition: 2014
      ISBN: 9781454842514   (required)