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Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PAR 110 - Legal Research and Writing I


This course provides an introduction to legal research techniques and writing. It will examine the importance as well as the limitations of legal research and the law library. Emphasis is placed on development of the skills required to research a problem in terms of background, specific fact, and validation. The fundamentals of legal writing are presented through preparation of research and memoranda. Students will use WESTLAW and LEXIS-NEXIS during this course.

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
Note(s): This is a required course for all paralegal majors.
This is a Legal Speciality course.

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