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Applied legal research 406 (6 points)



Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Classes in legal problem-solving techniques. A guide to the theory of legal argumentation and explains how those skills can be applied for maximum benefit in dealing with legal problems. Development of students' legal research skills with emphasis on teaching students how these skills can be applied to produce efficient and accurate legal writing. Presentation and defence of a legal submission, enhancing their oral presentation skills and their ability to work with others. While print sources will be referred to, a greater emphasis will be placed on electronic sources with the resources of the Internet.

Assessment: Individual Research Project - 30% + Group Research Topic - 60% (written group submission: 30% and oral presentation/defence of submission: 30%)+ class participation: 10%

Contact Hours: 3 hrs per week

Prerequisites: LAW1100, LAW3300, LAW2100 and LAW2200

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