Learn the fundamental tools and skills involved in legal research and analysis. This course outlines the steps necessary to solve problems in California and Federal law through research. These steps include locating legal authority, reading and comprehending statutes and court decisions, interpreting legal authority and applying it to factual situations, and presenting the results in a memorandum of law.
Note: Prerequisite: Legal Communications.
Required Course Material: LexisNexis Online Research Tool Subscription $45.00. Please email Nicole Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org for directions on how to pay the fee and receive your LexisNexis Access ID.
Course Number: LAW-40003
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Paralegal Studies (ABA Approved)