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LAWS398 Legal Research Skills

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A legal research skills course to prepare students for completing their legal research assignments.

Paper title Legal Research Skills
Paper code LAWS398
Subject Law
Points 0 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Teaching staff
All Academic staff in the Faculty contribute to the Research and Writing programme.
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Have an understanding of basic legal research sources and techniques
  • Have the grounding to complete basic independent legal research

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 15:00-15:50 11
Friday 15:00-15:50 10-11