Legal Research

Details

This course will teach you how to conduct research within the legal profession. Within law, legal professionals must be able to research and cite case law, and this course explains the authorities, the law library, and how to cite and Shepardize cases properly.

Enrollment Options:

Instructor-Led
6 Weeks Access Course Code: T14171
Start Dates* Jun 19 | Jul 17 | Aug 14 | Sep 18
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$129.99

USD

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Syllabus

  1. Using FIRAC in legal research
  2. Sources of law
  3. Resources available for statutory research
  4. How to cite case law research
  5. Secondary authority resources
  6. Using Shepard's citations in legal research
  7. Referring to a case using case citation
  8. Writing a case brief
  9. Computerized legal research as a tool

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Instructor

Self-Study

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