Course Description

The basic techniques of legal research are covered in this course, which focuses on the location and use of statutes, judicial opinions, and secondary sources such as encyclopedias, treatises, and digests. Students acquire the basic techniques of legal research through assignments designed to instruct students on the proper method to find and use statutes, cases, and secondary sources. Extensive use of a law library is required.

Please note that students must earn a grade of C or higher in this course to be eligible to receive the Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Georgetown University.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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