LPW 2019

Welcome to Columbia! I am your legal research instructor, and this fall, we will meet four times in Room 104 to cover the basics of legal research. In anticipation of our first meeting, You may decide to read an introduction to U.S. law and legal research – so,  go here, and access its contents free-of-charge!…

2019 Legal Research Refresher Workshops

Happy New Year! Here are my presentations for the legal research refresher session for the Foundation Moot Court Class Problem 3 (Askanase/Bernhardt) – Friday, January 25, 10-10:50 AM, JGH, 102B Problem 5 (Amend/Statsinger) – Friday, February 1, 10-10:50 AM. JGH 102A Problem 6 (Ma/Strauss) – Friday, February 1, 1-1:50 PM, JGH 105 Problem 8 (Paulson/Ruocco)…

LPW 2018

First Class: First take-home assignment  (via Canvas) Second Class Second take-home assignment (via Canvas) Third Class Third take-home assignment (via Canvas) Optional reading: The Rise of the Supreme Court Reporter: An Institutional Perspective on Marshall Court Ascendancy Appendix A Mandeville v. Jose Riddle v. Mandeville Fourth Class: Putting it all together Finding Statutes (federal OR…