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LAW 5045: Pennsylvania Legal Research
Fall 2021 • Section 21 • CRN 31264

Course Description

This is a practical, hands-on course which provides students with advanced training on finding and utilizing materials for legal research in Pennsylvania. The course introduces students to a wide variety of Pennsylvania-specific legal resources, which will be useful in a broad range of legal practice in the state. The overarching goal of the course is for students to become more confident and efficient researchers of Pennsylvania law. Students will learn advanced search techniques in subscription databases as well as more efficient ways to search the free web. The course grade is based upon class participation, out-of-class assignments, and a final research memorandum.


Day/Time Location
Th 5:00-6:50 PM Klein 1C

Course Details

  • Charlie Perkins
Credit Hours

1 Credits



Course Type
  • Non-Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement
  • Experiential/Professional Skills


Registration Info

Registration Notes

Classes will meet for the first 7 weeks of the semester.

Equivalent Courses

You may not register for this course if you are enrolled in or have already taken the following:

  • LAW 5044 (Advanced Legal Research)

Book List/Materials