Legal Research & Legal Writing

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MON, THU 9:10 - 10:17 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 Redbook *
West , edition: 2013
ISBN: 9780314289018
The Greenbook *
Texas Law Review
Texas Law Review , edition: 12th
ISBN: 1878674-08-0
The Bluebook *
Harvard Law Review
Harvard Law Review , edition: 19th
ISBN: 9780615361161
A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis *
Coughlin, Rocklin & Patrick
Carolina Academic , edition: 2nd, 2013
ISBN: 9781611633979
Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (optional)
Holt , edition: 2008
ISBN: 9780805088311
Researching the Law *
Apen , edition: 2014
ISBN: 9781454842514


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