September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PL 106 - Legal Research


This course is a practical introduction to the law library and its resources and the fundamentals of traditional and electronic legal research. Emphasis is placed on the paralegal’s practical role and skill in assisting the attorney in legal research. Topics include the various research tools, including codes, reporters, digests, Shepard’s, legal encyclopedias, treaties, law reviews, practice manuals, Westlaw, and CD ROM and Internet research. Semester Credit Hours 3.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 45.00 Prerequisite: PL 100 Introduction to Legal Assisting . Corequisite: None.