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POSC 801

Legal Research & Writing I

  • Class Number: 3728
  • Units: 3
  • Fee: $795.00

This course provides an introduction to the location and use of legal research tools, and the analysis of written expression of current law as applied to given factual situations. Students will write case briefs, memoranda of law, and points and authorities. Through law library assignments, students will become familiar with, and be able to use: state and national reports, statutes, Shepard's Citations, legal digests, encyclopedias, treatises, and form books. Tuition includes Westlaw access. Repeatability: May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 units. Grading: A-F grading only. Equivalent Quarter Course: ENGL 7017.

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Notes:

Students who are newly admitted to the Paralegal Studies program should enroll in this course during their first 8-week session in the program. This is an asynchronous section, meaning that there are no in-person or Zoom class meetings for this course. Course content will be provided to students through BlackBoard/Canvas. This is not a self-paced course. Students will be expected to log into the course portal at least once a week to keep up with assignment deadlines. The instructor for this course is Michael Greathouse. Students with questions about this course may contact the instructor at Michael.greathouse@csueastbay.edu . Students who have received a BA/BS from CSUEB should enroll in this course with the Forever Pioneer Registration Form at: https://ce.csueastbay.edu/registration/tuition.html .

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Meeting Times


August 17, 2022 - October 8, 2022

Instructor

Michael Greathouse

Location

WEB-ASYNCH
ONLINE CAMPUS

XONLINE

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  • Class Number: 3729
  • Units: 3
  • Fee: $795.00

This course provides an introduction to the location and use of legal research tools, and the analysis of written expression of current law as applied to given factual situations. Students will write case briefs, memoranda of law, and points and authorities. Through law library assignments, students will become familiar with, and be able to use: state and national reports, statutes, Shepard's Citations, legal digests, encyclopedias, treatises, and form books. Tuition includes Westlaw access. Repeatability: May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 units. Grading: A-F grading only. Equivalent Quarter Course: ENGL 7017.

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Notes:

Students who are newly admitted to the Paralegal Studies program should enroll in this course during their first 8-week session in the program. This section is an online synchronous section with weekly required Zoom class meetings taking place on Mondays from 6:00 - 9:45 pm. Class meetings will begin on Monday, August 22. The instructor for this course is Edward Lai. Students who have received a BA/BS from CSUEB should enroll in this course using the Forever Pioneer Registration Form found here: https://ce.csueastbay.edu/registration/tuition.html .

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Meeting Times


Mondays from 6:00pm - 9:45pm
August 22, 2022 - October 10, 2022

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ONLINE CAMPUS

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Questions

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  • Class Number: 3730
  • Units: 3
  • Fee: $795.00

This course provides an introduction to the location and use of legal research tools, and the analysis of written expression of current law as applied to given factual situations. Students will write case briefs, memoranda of law, and points and authorities. Through law library assignments, students will become familiar with, and be able to use: state and national reports, statutes, Shepard's Citations, legal digests, encyclopedias, treatises, and form books. Tuition includes Westlaw access. Repeatability: May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 units. Grading: A-F grading only. Equivalent Quarter Course: ENGL 7017.

« Back to courses

Notes:

Students who are newly admitted to the Paralegal Studies program should enroll in this course during their first 8-week session in the program. This section of Legal Research and Writing I is a synchronous section, meaning that this section has weekly required Zoom class meeting taking place on Wednesday evening from 6:00 - 9:45 pm starting on 8/17. The instructor for this course is Michael Greathouse. Students who have received a BA/BS from CSUEB should enroll in this course using the Forever Pioneer Registration Form at: https://ce.csueastbay.edu/registration/tuition.html .

Late Registration

Meeting Times


Wednesdays from 6:00pm - 9:45pm
August 17, 2022 - October 5, 2022

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ONLINE CAMPUS

XONLINE

Questions

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