This course will focus on advanced legal research methodologies and strategies within the context of federal and Maryland environmental law. It includes coverage of legislation and legislative history, regulations and regulatory history, agency decisions and websites, treatises, electronic databases, practice materials, and strategies for ensuring comprehensive research. 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.
The course will be taught in a distance education format through Blackboard during approximately the first half of the Fall 2012 semester. Course modules will track the coverage listed above. There will be deadlines throughout the course for completion of the modules, which will include a variety of components including guided exercises, tutorials, and short open-ended research projects. A substantial portion of the grade will consist of performance on a final research project on an assigned topic. The course will be conducted entirely in distance education mode, with no regularly scheduled classroom meetings.
|512Q (CRN: ) Credits: 1|
Spring, 2015 (N/A).
Distance Ed first half of semester only.