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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 Sep 25

182CPL001

Starting Sep 25
182CPL001

Course Fees

$595

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
Sep 25 - Dec 4, 2018

11 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Legal Research and Writing Handbook: A Basic Approach for Paralegals"
A. Yelin and H. Samborn
ISBN: 978-145489638-8

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Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 182CPL001

Dates: Sep 25 - Dec 4, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Instructor: Jacqueline James

Textbook: Mandatory
"Legal Research and Writing Handbook: A Basic Approach for Paralegals"
A. Yelin and H. Samborn
ISBN: 978-145489638-8

Location: UCR Extension Center

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