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Law 34 - Spring 2017 - Soledad

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Activities

 

Academic Calendar
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Law 34 -  Legal Research Section #3326

 This class meets weekly, Tuesdays  8:30 pm - 9:55 pm, CMS 005 

 Prof  Henry Soledad - Read  Dear Online Student -  Study Guide and Welcome Message


 


 

Distribution of Grades

Tests  is 30% of your grade

Assignments  are 30% of your grade

Final Legal Research Paper  = 25 % of your grade

Team Presentations  = 15% of your grade 



A = 90% or above

B = 80% or above

C = 70% or above

D = 60% or above

A grade of C or greater is required to pass the class

 

Week 1 - Due 2/12/17


Week 2 - Due 2/19/17


Week 3 - Due 2/26/17


Week 4 Due 3/5/17

  • Read Steps to Take in case law research -http://profj.us/24sp/law34/steps.htm
  • #4  Long Island Man detained 
  • #5  Modified Insanity Defense
  • Test #B   2012 Religious Leader Case 
  • post to discussion forum

Week 5 - Due  3/12/17


Week 6 - Due  3/19/17

  • Read "Developing Keywords" to do Legal Research - http://www.profj.us/keywords/
  • #8  - Arbitration Clause 
  • Test #D -  Net Neutrality case 
  • Test #E - Post your Research Topic for your Research Paper
  • Test #F - Legal Argumentation  
  • post to discussion forum

Week 7 - Due 3/26/17

  • Read Getting Background Information - http://profj.us/25sp/law34/background.htm
  •  #9 -  Piercing the Corporate Veil
  • #10  - Sexual Orientation Conversion 
  • Test #G - Post your thesis 
  • post to discussion forum

Week 8 - Due  4/2/17


Week 9 - Due 4/16/17

  • Read Finding Constitutions, Statutes, Regulations and Ordinances - http://profj.us/25sp/law34/finding.htm
  • #13 case - Environmental Law case
  • #14 case -  Intestate Succession case 
  • Test #H case - Criminal Background Check 
  • post to discussion forum  

Week 10 - Due 4/23/17

  • Read Finding cases - http://profj.us/legalnotes/findingcases.htm
  • #15 case - Restaurant servers required to pool their tips 
  • #16 case - De Facto spouse alleges emotional distress
  • Test #I -   Dangerous Animals case
  • post to discussion forum

Week 11 - Due  4/30/17


Week 12 - Due 5/7/17


Week 13  - Due  5/14/17

  • Read How to Write Legal Memorandums - sample
  • #19   Software Developers Case
  • #20  State Regulation of the Bedroom
  • Test #M Post your footnotes - law34-footnotes for your Final Research Paper - you must include your cases and codes upon which you support your "thesis" 
  • post to discussion forum

Week 14 - Due 5/21/17


Week 15 - Due  5/28/17


Week 16 - Due  6/4/17

  • Take End of Class Survey
  • What did you learn in Legal Research Class Forum

    updated:  1/6/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

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