This course will examine advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library and online. You will learn the conceptual differences between computer-assisted legal research and hard copy research. You will also learn how to formulate Westlaw search queries and effectively and efficiently use Westlaw and other online legal research methods as time-saving devices in legal research and legal writing. Coursework is equivalent to 50 clock hours of study.Coursework is equivalent to 45 clock hours of study.
Required Textbooks and Legal Resource
- Legal Research in a Nutshell, most recent edition, by Morris L. Cohen and Kent C. Olson
- A Uniform System of Citation (a.k.a. “The Bluebook”), most recent edition, Harvard Law Review
- Westlaw, online legal research access, available for the duration of the course for only $89
Highly Recommended Textbook
- Oran’s Dictionary of the Law, 4th Edition, by Daniel Oran. Clifton Park: Delmar Cengage Learning
For more information, call CLS by BARBRI at 800.522.7737 or visit their Online Store to order.
|Name||Session Dates||Location||Format||Registration Dates|
|Advanced Legal Research-Online||01/08/24 - 02/23/24||–||Online||07/13/23 - 01/04/24||REGISTER NOW|
|Advanced Legal Research-Online||03/04/24 - 04/19/24||–||Online||09/13/23 - 02/29/24||REGISTER NOW|
|Advanced Legal Research-Online||10/16/23 - 12/01/23||–||Online||03/28/23 - 10/12/23||REGISTER NOW|
|Advanced Legal Research-Online||08/21/23 - 10/06/23||–||Online||01/23/23 - 08/17/23||REGISTER NOW|