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PARC130 - Legal Research and Drafting
Students develop an understanding of legal research and legal writing. Topics include statutes, case law, drafting and writing process, types of documents, and types and use of research tools, including online legal research, the Internet, and CD-ROM products. In particular, the student gains familiarity with a law library and researching a topic from general topic to specific case. Although this course is intended to be a general course, the primary focus will be on New York and federal law. However, after successful completion of the course, students will have the tools necessary for legal research of all types, in any jurisdiction. Prerequisites: Paralegal Studies certificate major; C or better grade or concurrent enrollment in PARC 101. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Fall and spring semesters.

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