LIS5417 - Introduction to Legal Research

Welcome to the course!


Team Assignments

Syllabus
FirstDayNotes

Readings and Assignments
+Calendar
+Prior reading schedule

Week 13 -

Finishing Chapter 4 - Also, skim the following:
+External Resources

uh, and this?
https://theintercept.com/2021/04/02/ice-database-surveillance-lexisnexis/

Week 12 -

Chapter 4 - Secondary Sources Intro

Week 11

CHAPTER 5 FOR REAL. ☺


Week 9

Quiz! We will have a good amount of time to ask questions and review. The week after we will hit the ground running with
Chapter 5

Week 8

Read Chapter 8 - Validating your Research

Additional Resources
Old school detail - https://www.lexisnexis.com/shepards-citations/printsupport/shepardize_print.pdf

https://legal.thomsonreuters.com/en/products/westlaw/keycite
http://www.lexisnexis.com/supp/lawschool/resources/be-confident-shepards.pdf



Week 7

Read Chapter 6 - Finding Case Law

Week 6

Read Chapter *7* - Using Case Law
(I know the "Finding Case Law" Chapter comes first, and always thought it an odd choice — why find something if you don't know what it is first?)

Week 5

Review Last weeks. Getting through them THIS WEEK, I promise. ☺

Week 4 Readings

Review Chapter 3
And../NoloChapter2-14thedition.pdf
(don't ask where you got it)

Week 2/3 Readings

Please read Chapter 3 - "Understanding the Basics of the Law"
Additionally, please read:
Transcendental Nonsense
and
The Law of the Horse

Recordings Here
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