Legal Research and Writing

BUS220 Legal Research and Writing (3 Credit Hours)
Instruction in the basic techniques and skills necessary to conduct legal research and to summarize the results of that research in appropriate written form. Students learn to use legal research tools and develop legal reasoning skills to craft written documents such as legal correspondence, legal memoranda, and legal briefs. Practical skills are developed through sequential written assignments that build analytical, research, and writing skills throughout the semester. PREREQUISITE: BUS115