Legal Research & Legal Writing

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WED 11:50 am - 1:00 pm TNH 2.138
THU 10:30 - 11:37 am TNH 2.138

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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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

The Bluebook *
Columbia Law Rev. and others
Columbia L. Rev. Ass'n , edition: latest
The Greenbook: Texas Rules of Form *
Texas Law Rev.
Tex. Law Rev. Ass'n , edition: latest
Basic Legal Research *
Aspen , edition: latest
A Lawyer Writes *
Coughlin, Rocklin, & Patrick
Carolina Acad. Press , edition: 2d
ISBN: ISBN 978-1-61163-397
Manual on Usage and Style (optional)
Texas L. Rev.
TLR Ass'n , edition: 12th


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