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 1:00 - 2:07 pm TNH 3.127
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Paper

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed

Textbooks

  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation
      Columbia Law Review Assn , edition: 19th
      ISBN: 978-0615361161   (required)
  • The Greenbook: Texas Rules of Form - Texas Law Review
      Texas L. Rev. , edition: 12th
        (required)
  • The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style - Bryan Garner
      West , edition: 3d
      ISBN: 978-0314289018   (required)
  • Researching the Law - Amy E. Sloan
      Wolters Kluwer Law & Business , edition: 2014
      ISBN: 978-1454842514   (required)
  • A Lawyer Writes - Christine Coughlin, et al.
      Carolina Academic Press , edition: 2d
      ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9   (required)