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…

Interdisciplinary Research Workshop for Law School Students – 2016

Syllabus Interdisciplinary Research Workshop for Law School Students Spring 2016 Goals This workshop will introduce students to the complex relationship between research and technology.  It offers a systematic approach to finding information in today’s digital environment. It is an introduction to the multiple facets of legal research, which sometimes requires so much additional research before one…