One of the most important functions that you will perform in today’s new technology–laden law office is that of legal research. The best method for becoming proficient in legal research skills is through practice.
View the website Freelaw and the Legal Information Institute, which are free legal search engines. Using either or both of these resources, research and brief a United States Supreme Court case.
Submit an essay that adheres to the following guidelines:
- Your essay should be a minimum of 1 page long, (counting body text only, not title or reference pages) in double-spaced, one-inch margins on all sides.
- You will be assessed on the rationale you use in addressing the question/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
- Your response must be thought provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture, or other sources you have used to complete the assignment.