Legal Research II (LAWS1019)

UNIT OF STUDY

This is a compulsory unit taught on a pass/fail basis. It is a continuation of Legal Research I and covers advanced searching techniques and the use of Lexis.com, Westlaw and other complex commercial databases. The purpose of this unit is to further develop the skills you will need as a law student and to introduce you to the legal research skills you will need after graduation.

Further unit of study information

Classes

4x2-hr seminars

Assessment

Satisfactory attendance and in-class exam

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

LAWS1013

Prohibitions

LAWS1022, LAWS1008

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.