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Legal Research & Writing

Upcoming Legal Research & Writing sections

Legal Research & Writing

This course is required to complete the Paralegal Certificate and is offered multiple times throughout the year. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

This course provides the foundation for finding legal authority, conducting legal analysis, and writing basic legal memoranda.


After this class, you will be able to:
  • identify and distinguish the differences between primary and secondary legal authority
  • conduct online research using Westlaw software
  • use proper Bluebook citation format for both primary and secondary legal authority
  • research primary authority and conduct legal analysis based on a given fact pattern
  • author a closed-legal memorandum
Section: LR&W (21MAR18) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Mar 21, 2018 End Date: May 2, 2018 Tuition: $995.00
Campus: Executive Park Instructor: Matthew Cornick Must Apply