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Fall 2022
6370 Advanced Legal Research - WATSON- 15863

Professor(s): Amanda Watson (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Practice Skills - (Research and Writing) 

Time: 4:00p-5:30p  TTH  Location: 312 

Course Outline: Building on the research skills presented in Lawyering Skills and Strategies, Advanced Legal Research focuses on the effective use of electronic and print legal research tools for both legal and nonlegal information of interest to lawyers. The course also offers advanced training on comprehensive proprietary online research systems including WestlawNext and LexisAdvanced. Students will work in simulated environments to apply skills to real research problems.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: (Face-to-Face)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration opens, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through two weeks before the first day of classes for the term, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. For this instruction mode, instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.

Quota=12.

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First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Assignment      

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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: simulation

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Conditional Availability (not for required credits)

Course Materials (3/22/2022 12:28:47 PM)

No book required for this course