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Spring 2014 Course Catalog 
    
Spring 2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PRLGL 102 - Legal Research & Writing

3 credits

This course introduces paralegals to methods of finding the law applicable to a specific legal issue. Students learn legal research principles; the types of law books used in research, their scope, citation methods; interpreting case and statutory law as well as other legal authority and annotations. Students learn to use government publications. In all areas of research, students are required to organize legal research and findings and present their ideas in written and oral format. This course involves intensive legal writing.

Class Hours: 3
Prerequisites: PRLGL 101 Introduction to Paralegal Studies.