Advanced Legal Research Corporate & Transactional

Law 267G



Writing Experience (WE)



Advanced Legal Research: Corporate & Transactional is a specialized legal research class designed for students who are interested in practicing corporate and transactional law. Students will develop advanced proficiency in case law and statutory research, regulatory materials, secondary sources, and other fundamental research concepts through the context of corporate law issues and examples. The course will focus on research methods and tools that can be utilized in a corporate law practice. Students will learn how to locate and evaluate primary and secondary sources for researching issues involving business transactions, securities offerings, corporate governance, and a variety of related topics. Assignments and in-class exercises will simulate activities frequently performed by transactional attorneys, such as due diligence, preparation of deal documents and client pitches. Students can earn WE and Skills credit for this course.

This course will address a number of the fundamental concepts of Advanced Legal Research (case law and statutory research, secondary sources, etc.), but will do so in the context of corporate law transactions. Students who have taken Advanced Legal Research are not permitted to register for this course.
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