LAW International and Comparative Legal Research

Mr. Richard L. Buckingham,

2 credits day; 2 credits evening.


The grade in the course will be based on six (6) research assignments; two (2) in-depth research projects, one on researching the laws of countries other than the United States and another on a topic of international law; and class participation.


This course will introduce students to the methods and strategies of international and comparative legal research using both print and electronic resources. They will acquire skills in locating sources of international law, including treaties, judicial decisions, and documents of the United Nations and European Union. They will also become familiar with secondary sources and finding aids useful to the international law researcher.


pointer    Enrollment is limited: 20 

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets Skills Menu Requirement

pointer    Meets International Law Concentration Requirements

pointer    Final Project Required


<<Course Updated: March 18, 2015>>