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
Wednesday 1:00 - 2:07 pm TNH 3.124
Thursday 9:10 - 10:17 am TNH 3.124
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Paper

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed

Textbooks

  • The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style - Bryan Garner
      West Group , edition: 3rd (2013)
      ISBN: 0314289011   (required)
  • A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis - Christine Coughlin, et al
      Carolina Acad. Press , edition: 2nd (2013)
      ISBN: 9781611633979   (required)
  • Researching the Law - Amy Sloan
      Wolters Kluwer Law & Business , edition: 2014
      ISBN: 978-1-4548-4251-4   (required)
  • The Greenbook: Texas Rules of Form - Texas Law Review
      Texas Law Review , edition: 12th
      ISBN: 1-878674-08-0   (required)
  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation - Columbia Law Review Assn et al
      Columbia Law Review Assn et al , edition: 19th
      ISBN: 978-0615361161   (required)

Faculty

Meyer, Robin B. Meyer, Robin B.