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POSC 801

Legal Research & Writing I

  • Class Number: 3305
  • Units: 3
  • Fee: $830.00

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:

This is an online synchronous course with required Zoom class meetings that take place on Mondays starting 1/22 and ending on 3/11. The class meetings are from 6-9:45 pm. The Zoom link will be posted to the course portal in Canvas and also emailed to students within 2 days of first class meeting. FOREVER PIONEER 15% DISCOUNT: Students who hold a degree from CSUEB should enroll in this course using the Forever Pioneer Registration Form on the 'Tuition & Fees' page of our website: https://www.ce.csueastbay.edu/registration/tuition.html.

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Meeting Times


Mondays from 6:00pm - 9:45pm

January 22, 2024 - March 11, 2024

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Instructor

Matthew Cox, Edward Lai

Location

WEB-SYNCH
ONLINE CAMPUS

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  • Class Number: 3306
  • Units: 3
  • Fee: $830.00

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:

This is an online synchronous course with required Zoom class meetings that take place on Wednesdays starting 1/17 and ending on 3/6. The class meetings are from 6-9:45 pm. The Zoom link will be posted to the course portal in Canvas and also emailed to students within 2 days of first class meeting. FOREVER PIONEER 15% DISCOUNT: Students who hold a degree from CSUEB should enroll in this course using the Forever Pioneer Registration Form on the 'Tuition & Fees' page of our website: https://www.ce.csueastbay.edu/registration/tuition.html.

Late Registration

Meeting Times


Wednesdays from 6:00pm - 9:45pm

January 17, 2024 - March 6, 2024

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Instructor

Matthew Cox, Michael Greathouse

Location

WEB-SYNCH
ONLINE CAMPUS

XONLINE

Questions

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  • Class Number: 3304
  • Units: 3
  • Fee: $830.00

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:

This is an online asynchronous course, meaning that there are no required in-person or Zoom class meetings. Course content will be provided to students through 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. Course material will be available to students beginning on January 16, 2024. FOREVER PIONEER 15% DISCOUNT: Students who hold a degree from CSUEB should enroll in this course using the Forever Pioneer Registration Form on the 'Tuition & Fees' page of our website: https://www.ce.csueastbay.edu/registration/tuition.html.

Late Registration

Meeting Times



January 16, 2024 - March 9, 2024

Instructor

Michael Greathouse

Location

WEB-ASYNCH
ONLINE CAMPUS

XONLINE

Questions

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