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Law34-Spring2013

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Due Dates

 

 

 

 

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

Academic Calendar


Distribution of Grades

Tests  is 30% of your grade

Assignments  are 30% of your grade

Final Legal Research Paper  = 25 % of your grade

Discussion Forums = 15% of your grade and entered at the end of the semester


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 2/10/13

 

Week 2 - Due 2/17/13

 

Week 3 - Due 2/24/13

 

Week 4 - Due 3/3/13

  • Read Steps to Take in case law research -http://profj.us/24sp/law34/steps.htm
  • #4  Yelling Fire case
  • #5 "Constructive Possession" in Criminal Law cases
  • Test #B  Crib/Manger case
  • post to discussion forum

 

Week 5 - Due  3/10/13

  • Read Introduction to Basic Legal Citation - http://www.law.cornell.edu/citation/index.htm
  • #6  "Resolution of Conflicts" - Calif. Appellate case   
  • #7 Student's Vulgar Blog
  • Test #C case - Prosecutorial Misconduct
  • post to discussion forum

 

Week 6 - Due  3/17/13

  • Read "Developing Keywords" to do Legal Research - http://www.profj.us/keywords/
  •   #8  employee fired when he would not fix costs of car gas - June 1980 - Calif. Sup. Ct. case 
  • Test #D - JD Salinger and"Catcher in the Rye" 
  • Test #E - Post your Research Topic for your Research Paper
  • post to discussion forum

 

Week 7 - Due 3/24/13

  • Read Getting Background Information - http://profj.us/25sp/law34/background.htm
  •   #9 case -  Plastic Wishbone case 
  •  #10 case - General Acceptance Test
  •   Test #F case - Motel Owner cae 
  • post to discussion forum

 

Week 8 - Due  3/31/13

  • Read Refining Statement of the Legal Issue - refining legal issues
  • Read How to Develop a Legal Argument - developing your legal argument
  •  #11 - Purse Search case 
  •  #12 - Exclusion of Jurors case  
  •  Test #G case - Christian Group Case
  • post to discussion forum
  • Spring Break 4/1 - 4/7 

 

Week 9 - Due 4/14/13

  • Read Finding Constitutions, Statutes, Regulations and Ordinances - http://profj.us/25sp/law34/finding.htm
  •  #13 case - "Save the Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises"
  •  #14 case -  "Kill the kittens and dogs"
  •  Test #H case - Security guards chase, mace and search and seize
  • post to discussion forum 

 

Week 10 - Due  4/21/13

  • 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 -   Is Colorado prohibition against corporate politicial contributions constitutional ?
  • post to discussion forum

 

Week 11 - Due  4/28/13

 

Week 12 - Due 5/5/13

Week 13  - Due 5/12/13

 

  • Read How to Write Legal Memorandums - sample
  • #19   Software Developers Case
  • #20  State Regulation of the Bedroom
  • Test #N 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 5/19/13

Week 15 - Due 5/26/13

 

Week 16 - Due 6/2/13

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

    updated: 1/24/13

 

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