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2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog
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PRL 112 - Legal Research and Writing I

3 credits
This course provides an intensive introduction to legal research tools and techniques, including retrieval of case and statutory authority, use of encyclopedias, legal periodicals, treatises and other secondary authority, proper case citation form, and the drafting of internal and external documents, letters, memoranda, and other written materials. This course will increase skills in process writing, writing fundamentals, and proofreading. Students will also develop skills in writing legal correspondence as well as analytical writing, i.e. briefing cases, legal memoranda, persuasive writing, drafting pleadings, motions, legal briefs, and drafting discovery documents.

Prerequisite:
PRL 281 , ENG 105  

Semester Typically Offered:
Fall Only



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