Researching Administrative Law – A Process Oriented Approach

Researching Administrative Law : Tuesday, February 10, 12:10-1:10; JGH 546 Instructor:   Dana Neacsu Topics: Introduction to administrative law research: Locating federal administrative law A non-bibliographic, process-oriented approach: Developing the expertise to Incorporate Search engine and legal database results Research Situation/Problem You work for an environmental clinic in NJ, representing New Jersey landowners who could potentially be affected…

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!…

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…