PARA2202 - Legal Research and Writing II

Credits
3 (3/0/0)
Description
This course is a continuation of Research and Writing I. Students will develop skills in identifying, analyzing and researching legal issues. Writing exercises will be more complex, including preparation of legal memoranda.
Prerequisites
Competencies
  1. Identify legal issues.
  2. Analyze case facts.
  3. Analyze court opinions.
  4. Utilize computerized legal research programs.
  5. Analyze the importance of counteranalysis.
  6. Identify the components of legal office memorandum.
  7. Utilize the legal writing process.
  8. Draft legal memorandum(s).
  9. Utilize Shepardizing procedures.
Degrees that use this course

Paralegal

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)