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Legal Research and Writing I

Legal Research and Writing I

Course Number: LAW X431

4 units

Fundamentals of legal research and development of the essential writing skills needed to perform research under the direction of a licensed attorney. Topics include:

  • Preliminary procedures in legal research
  • Techniques of modern legal research and analysis
  • Use and misuse of legal precedent
  • Interpretation of federal, state and municipal legislation
  • Identification of relevant research aids

Available Sections

Starting Oct 1

192CPL001

Starting Oct 1
192CPL001

Course Fees

$690 Early Bird Discount ends on Sep 21
$740 after Sep 21

Instructor

Jacqueline James [ bio ]

close [x] Jacqueline D. James, B.A., J.D., has worked as a litigation paralegal since 1989. She also teaches at Riverside Community College, is a member of the Inland Counties Association of Paralegals, the Orange County Paralegal Association and the National Association of Paralegals. Ms. James speaks for paralegal organizations concerning the profession, intellectual property and civil litigation.

Schedule:

Tue 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Oct 1 - Dec 10, 2019

11 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Legal Research and Writing Handbook"
Andrea B. Yelin, Hope Viner Samborn
ISBN: 978-1454840817

Mandatory
"The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation"
The Columbia Law Review and The Harvard Law Review
ISBN:

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Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 192CPL001

Dates: Oct 1 - Dec 10, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Instructor: Jacqueline James

Textbook: Mandatory
"Legal Research and Writing Handbook"
Andrea B. Yelin, Hope Viner Samborn
ISBN: 978-1454840817 Mandatory
"The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation"
The Columbia Law Review and The Harvard Law Review
ISBN:

Location: UCR Extension Center

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