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LEGAL 450

Legal Research and Writing


  • CS1 - CPE Summer Session 1 (5/22-6/30)
  • Online

  • Fee:  $1,170 ($390/credit, 3 credits)
  • 21202, Lecture 1

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  • Jeremy Wolf
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How to Enroll

This course is designed to help students improve their ability to analyze and write about complicated legal issues. You should expect to do a lot of writing in this course. You will learn how to read and understand court opinions and how to find your way around a law library. Writing assignments include your own resume and a job application letter, case briefs, memoranda, OP-ED essays, and a research paper. These assignments are written from the perspective of a lay person writing to another lay person. Satisfactory completion of this course fulfills your junior year writing requirement for the Legal Studies Department. Open only to Legal Studies majors who have completed LEGAL 250 and College Writing (CW)


LEGAL 250 and completion of your CW General Education requirement.


  • Last Day to:
  • Register 5/26, Drop 5/26, Withdraw 6/9

Refund Schedule:
Full refund through 5/26, 50% 6/9 (registration fee not refundable)
No refund after 6/9

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