LGL-126: Legal Research

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Legal Research
Course Master
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
ENG-131 with a C grade or better, or Instructor permission
Course Description

Examines the structure of the court systems and sources of law in the context of conducting legal research; covers how to locate and understand statutory, regulatory, and common law; examines how to identify real or hypothetical legal issues and then develop a research plan. Covers how to perform legal research using Westlaw® and other Internet-based research databases.

Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.