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Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals

LAAW - 201

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

An introduction to legal research and writing designed for the legal assistant. The student will become familiar with the law library and the various legal reference material needed in determining the applicable law. Students will write memoranda presenting the results of the research. The course will contain several problems requiring legal research and memorandum writing utilizing statutes, case reports, citators, encyclopedias and other reference material.