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PARA 023: Legal Research and Writing

Course Description

This course provides students with an in-depth study of the skills required by the paralegal to do legal research. The primary emphasis of the course is on how to find statutes and case law applicable to a legal issue. The course also covers analytical skills needed to create a research plan and to communicate research results.

Units: 2

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 32 – 36
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: PARA 068, PARA 019, PARA 018
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
Last Updated 7/19/23