Legal Research & Legal Writing

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TUE 9:10 - 10:17 am JON 5.206
THU 2:30 - 3:37 pm TNH 3.142

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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 Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style *
Bryan Garner
West , edition: 2d
ISBN: 978-0314168917
The Greenbook: Texas Rules of Form *
Texas Law Review
Texas L. Rev. , edition: 12th
The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation *
Columbia Law Review Assn , edition: 19th
ISBN: 978-0615361161
Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies *
Amy Sloan
Aspen L. & Bus. , edition: 5th
ISBN: 978-1454808473
A Lawyer Writes *
Christine Coughlin, et al.
Carolina Academic Press , edition: 2d
ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9


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