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, Thursday 10:30 - 11:37 am TNH 2.139
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Paper

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed

Textbooks

  • The Greenbook: Texas Rules of Form - Texas Law Rev.
      Tex. Law Rev. Ass'n , edition: latest
        (required)
  • A Lawyer Writes - Coughlin, Rocklin, & Patrick
      Carolina Acad. Press , edition: 2d
        (required)
  • The Bluebook - Columbia Law Rev. and others
      Columbia L. Rev. Ass'n , edition: latest
        (required)
  • Manual on Usage and Style - Texas L. Rev.
      TLR Ass'n , edition: latest
        (optional)
  • The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style - Bryan Garner
      West , edition: latest
      ISBN: 978-0-314-28901-8   (optional)
  • Researching the Law - Amy E. Sloan
      Walters Kluwer , edition: 1st
      ISBN: 978-1-454-842514   (required)