Feb 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

LGS 143 - Legal Research and Writing 1

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Learn techniques of legal research and writing with an emphasis on legal research. Explore topics that include issue identification, an overview of the research process and the American system of law, primary and secondary sources of law, citators, and legal citations. Learn and apply writing skills to complete memoranda and case briefs. Lab fee $10.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in LGS 111  or permission of legal studies director.

Note: Typically offered at MC and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.