Janet Sinder

Director of Library and Associate Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Areas of Expertise
Legal Research
A.B., Cornell University
J.D., University of Michigan Law School
M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Advanced Legal Research

Prerequisites: Students may not enroll in this course until they have completed all Required Courses.

The aim of this course is to present an in-depth view of legal research. Students will study the tools of legal research, research techniques and strategies, advanced legal and relevant non-legal research topics, and the developments in automated legal research. Among the subjects to be covered are: legislative history, administrative law, government documents, New York research, foreign and international law, secondary sources and selected substantive law areas, i.e., taxation, securities, or labor.