Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing in a Tribal Context

LAW X 490.01

Learn how to conduct legal research, analysis and writing with a focus on the federal, state, and tribal laws that affect American Indian/Alaska Native populations.

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What you can learn.

  • Get an overview of advanced legal research issues and basic legal writing techniques
  • Learn how to conduct legal research and legal analysis in a law library and online
  • Get an overview of legal research and analysis

About this course:

Designed for non-lawyers, this course offers an overview of legal research and analysis along with extensive legal research practice exercises in the area of federal, state, and tribal laws that affect American Indian/Alaska Native populations. Students learn how to conduct legal research and legal analysis in a law library and online (primarily using the Tribal Court Clearinghouse (www.tribal-institute.org) as the entry point for free online legal research). Instruction focuses on research and analysis of statutory laws, administrative regulations, and case law as they affect American Indian/Alaska Native tribes. In addition to learning how to research and analyze federal and state law, the course also emphasizes researching and analyzing tribal law. Students are provided with an overview of advanced legal research issues and basic legal writing techniques (primarily legal letter writing).

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