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Introduction to Legal Research: Other Stuff

Class guide for Prof. Bradley's sections

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Zero-L Program - I personally have worked thorough the following modules and thought they were excellent

  • Introduction to Law and the Court Systems
    • Thinking Like a Lawyer
    • Kinds of Law: Some Major Categories and Sources of Law
    • What is Law? Distinguishing Legal from Other Kinds of Rules
    • Federal vs. State Law and Order of Authorities
    • The Federal Court System
    • The State Court Systems
  • How to Read a Case and Understand Precedent
    • How to Read a Case
    • Kinds of Common Law Arguments
    • Precedent: What does the Decision Mean for Future Cases?
  • Working with Statutes
    • How a Bill Becomes a Law
    • How to Read a Statute: Introduction
    • How to Read a Statute: Tools of Interpretation

 

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