Janet Sinder

Director of Library and Associate Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-7975 |  Email
Areas of Expertise
Legal Research
Education
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.