LGL 154 – Legal Research

4 Credits

This course introduces students to various print and electronic le­gal research media, with a heightened focus on state of Iowa and federal statutory and case law. Students will learn how to carry out legal research assignments using both primary and second­ary resources. The methods of updating and expanding research and how to properly cite legal sources in memoranda and other documents will also be presented. Print and electronic methods for finding legal authority will be utilized.

Prerequisites: ENG 105 – Composition I – C or Better