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    Apr 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

LGST 8020 - Legal Writing and Research



This course introduces students to the tools necessary for investigation, analysis, and communication of legal concepts. These basic tools are essential in a paralegal professional setting and highly useful in any law-related, compliance, or advocacy work. Students will learn how to find and cite primary and secondary legal sources and to find forms and templates commonly used in legal settings. The course introduces students to the structure of written legal analysis and the skills of legal drafting from short e-mails to longer contracts.

Credits: 4