LWZ401 Legal Research Methodologies

The unit deals with research methodologies relevant to law and legal scholarship. Topics include:

Traditional concepts of research and the nature of legal research (including doctrinal research, reform-orientated research and theoretical research)

Research methodologies in relation to legislation and case law

  • Sourcing information
  • Electronic research techniques
  • Research in a trans-national legal context
  • Research in the context of a changing domestic and international legal environment
  • Planning and recording research
  • Legal analysis and writing
  • Ethical issues

Unit Information

No textbook required


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