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Spring 2009
Apr 23, 2014
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LAW 723 - Guided Research
Student must obtain approval of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs no later than the last day of the Drop/Add period by providing a written research proposal approved by the supervising faculty member.. The proposal must be supervised by a Full-time faculty member, OR by an Adjunct faculty member with prior permission of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Guided Research Project Request Form (available at the Registrar's Office) must be submitted to the Associate Dean for approval, after proposal is approved by supervising faculty member. Only available to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 (B) or a B+ average in the particular subject area in which the research is undertaken. Available for 1 or 2 credits only. No more than one subject may be undertaken in a semester. No more than two such projects may be applied for credit towards the Juris Doctor degree. Faculty member may supervise only three projects in a semester. Final paper, after grading, must be filed with the Registrar. The Research Proposal must be prepared in the following form: Problem: A precise statement of the particular inquiry to be undertaken. Approach: Various questions that need to be raised and investigated in order to explore the problem. Method of inquiry: Published materials, interviews, simulations, experiments, and other methods of inquiry intended to be used. Data: Indication of the nature of data contemplated, not a bibliography, namely: a. Primary data: reports, cases, hearings, case studies, and the like. b. Secondary data: writing of scholars. Indication must also be made of the various disciplines, in addition to law, whose data need be investigated.
1.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Law-JD, Law-LLM, Law-SJD
Schedule Types: Independent Study, Tutorial

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