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Advanced Regulatory Legal Research

Advanced Regulatory Legal Research builds upon basic legal research skills students acquired in their first-year legal research instruction, with a focus on regulatory-heavy practice areas such as labor & employment, health, securities, tax, data privacy, and intellectual property. This two-credit course is designed to assist students in making the transition from researching in an academic setting to researching in a practice environment with a regulatory focus. Following a review of legal research fundamentals, the course will explore advanced legal research tools and techniques through the lens of three real-world research projects: a federal brief; an internal memorandum regarding compliance with local, state, and federal regulations; and an in-house competitive intelligence/transactional assignment. Enrollment limited. [2]