2019–2020 Catalog

LEG 215 Legal Research and Writing


ENG 115 or ENG 116

This course covers legal research and writing. Students use research and technical skills obtained from prior courses to conduct legal research. Students will analyze problems, develop research strategy, access information using primary and secondary sources and draft legal documents. In addition, this course stresses the functional approach to research and develops skills in case law, statutes, administrative regulations and constitutional law. Students also conduct book-based and computer-based research.