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511 Basic Legal Research I (2)

An introduction to the process of legal research and basic legal research strategy. Techniques of using all available legal research resources will be discussed. Beginning with analyzing a factual situation in order to develop a legal research strategy, students will learn how to locate and use secondary sources, case law, statutory and legislative history material, administrative regulations, and available citators within legal databases. Federal and Illinois/state legal research will be introduced and discussed throughout the coursework.


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