Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

LGS 144 - Legal Research and Writing 2

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Learn techniques of advanced legal research and writing with an emphasis on the written aspect of the role of a paralegal. Prepare several written products including case briefs, correspondence, objective memoranda, persuasive memoranda, federal and state court complaints, discovery documents, and motions, including emphasis on detailed legal citation, issue identification and the FIRAC method. Learn and practice oral communication techniques. Lab fee $45.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in LGS 141  and LGS 143 .

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