Time to complete
About 2 weeks
Certificate of completion
Planning, Search Terms, Research Platforms, Legal Citations
LW 6: Legal Research
Take your legal research to the next level with skills like crafting a research plan and understanding citations. You’ll also learn how the latest legal research platforms can help you find better authority and save you time.
What You’ll Learn
Discover the new skills you’ll unlock after completing this course.
Making a Plan
Discover a process for making a legal research plan, as well as understand differences sources of law from cases to secondary authorities.
Advanced Research Skills
Understand how to use advanced research skills like crafting effective search terms, using legal citators, and more.
Learn the anatomy of a legal citation, as well as how to cite the most common legal documents in popular formats like Bluebook.
Legal skills for the 21st-century
We use 21st-century learning science to train today’s legal professionals. Bite-sized training, data-backed techniques, and lessons that are actually fun make it possible for you to pick up a new skill in no time.
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