Summer 2018 Course Schedule

Advanced Legal Research & Writing: Introduction to Legal Scholarship (LAW-929-B001)
Shannon Roddy

Meets: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (online)

Enrolled: 18 / Limit: 18 / Waitlist: 1

Administrator Access


This course does not satisfy the upper-level writing requirement.


Advanced Legal Research and Writing is an asynchronous online class focusing on research skills essential to practice, clerking, research assignments, law review comments, and seminar and upper level papers. The course uses a range of digital legal research tools and some print resources. Students will complete online quizzes related to the readings, practical legal research assignments, and evaluations of various research resources. The course reviews primary and secondary sources, legislative history research, administrative law research, practice materials, and specialized topical resources. Students also receive advanced training on Bloomberg Law, LexisAdvance, and WestlawNext. Students should be able to evaluate and use alternative research resources and develop research strategies and efficient online research skills.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

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