Foreign and International Legal Research
This course introduces students to concepts and skills used in international and foreign law research. Students learn to construct successful research strategies for questions of foreign law, public international law, and private international law. Both primary and secondary authority are covered in various formats. Students come to understand how different legal systems and cultures influence the use and assessment of legal resources. The course also equips students to critically evaluate current and future research tools. No pre-requisites or foreign language ability required.