Law 397 - Advanced Legal Research
J.D. Stanford, 1990
M.I.M.S. U.C. Berkeley, 1998
This course is designed to provide students with the research skills needed in the practice of law. Topics covered include the use of primary and secondary sources; case law research; statutory law and legislative history; administrative law; effective use of Lexis, Westlaw, and other electronic databases; international law research; and public records. Emphasis will be placed on appropriate and effective research strategies and evaluation of sources, both print and electronic.