PLS 120 Basic Legal Research

This course presents a practical, hands-on approach to developing basic legal research skills and understanding relevant legal terminology. Students are introduced to a wide array of primary and secondary law resources, first using law books and then moving to electronic resources. Assignments require students to refine their skills by focusing on specific legal issues and finding key points of law. The course emphasizes the use of legal citators and cite checking. Prerequisite: ENG 101, LGL 160, and LGL 180 (formerly ENG 11, LAW 60, LAW 80) with a grade of C or better. Three hours of lecture per week. 3 credits Spring

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