Advanced Legal Research: Emergency and Crisis Management

This course will focus on advanced legal research methodologies and strategies within the context of federal, state, and local laws concerning government responses to emergency and crisis situations. It includes coverage of legislation and legislative history, regulations and regulatory history, executive orders, agency decisions and websites, treatises, looseleaf services, electronic databases, practice materials, and strategies for making sure that your research is thorough. A substantial portion of the grade will consist of performance on a final research project on an assigned topic. This course satisfies the Advanced Legal Research requirement and is not available to students who have already taken one of the Advanced Legal Research courses.

Key to Codes in Course Descriptions
P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course