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law34 0326 spring2011

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Law 34 - Legal Research #0326   
 Prof David Jordan - Read  Dear Online Student -  Study Guide and Welcome Message


aw home - http://lamission.edu/law - look at classwiki - http://legalresearch.pbwiki.com - important dates - see course description -http://www.lamission.edu/disciplines/law.html - legal notes - http://profj.us/legalnotes/ - format for legal research paper -http://profjordan.pbwiki.com/format - Work in Law 34 is due on Sundays at 11:55 pm - no late work please - http://profj.us/late 


All of the work below is done under moodle


Distribution of Grades

Tests  is 30% of your grade

Assignments  are 35% of your grade

Final Legal Research Paperhttp://duedates.pbworks.com/law34-final-paper   = 25 % of your grade

Discussion Forums = 10% of your grade and entered at the end of the semester

 

*************total percentage = 100%

 

A = 90 or above

B = 80 -89

C = 70-79

D = 0-69

 

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


Week 1 - Due 2/13/11

 

Week 2 - Due 2/20/11

 

Week 3 - Due 2/27/11

 

Week 4 - Due 3/6/11

 

Week 5 - Due 3/13/11

 

Week 6 - Due 3/20/11

 

Week 7 - Due 3/27/11

 

Week 8 - Due 4/3/11

  • Read Refining Statement of the Legal Issue - refining legal issues
  • Read How to Develop a Legal Argument - developing your legal argument
  • #11 - 2nd amendment & Individual's Right to Possess a Firearm
  • #12 - City employees sue based upon "race based" discrimination
  • Test #G case - Is an Arbitration Clause which includes "claims for discrimination" enforceable?
  • post to discussion forum

 

Week 9 - Due 4/10/11

  • Read Finding Constitutions, Statutes, Regulations and Ordinances - http://profj.us/25sp/law34/finding.htm
  • #13 case - In a Rico case, does plaintiff require standing?
  • #14 case - Does police violate 4th amendment by allowing a police dog to search for an intoxicated minor?
  • Test #H case - Whether an inmate poses a current threat to public safety?
  • post to discussion forum

 

Week 10 - Due 4/17/11

  • Read Finding cases - http://profj.us/legalnotes/findingcases.htm
  • #15 case - Freedom of Information Act - exemption for "personal privacy" and corporations.
  • #16 case - Use of DNA evidence to prove innocence
  • Test #I - Can inmate freed after prosecutorial misconduct sue the prosecutor's office
  • post to discussion forum
  • Spring Break 4/18/11 - 4/25/11 

 

Week 11 - Due 5/1/11

 

Week 12 - Due 5/8/11

Week 13  - Due 5/15/11

 

Week 14 - Due 5/22/11

Week 15 - Due 5/29/11

 

 

 

 

 

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