This is a compulsory unit taught on a pass/fail basis. The aim of the unit is to introduce students to finding and citing primary and secondary legal materials and introduce them to legal research techniques. The unit will cover advanced search techniques and the use of Lexis.com, Westlaw International and other complex databases. The purpose of this unit is to develop the skills students need throughout their law degree, and to introduce them to the legal research skills required after graduation.
1 x 4hr seminars/wk for 3 weeks
Compulsory attendance, elearning quizzes (10%) and in-class exam (90%)