Legal Research & Writing I, A2 - Blocher


Course Title

Legal Research & Writing I, A2



First Assignment

Fall Semester 2013  

 Required Texts and First Assignments 

Prof. Blocher 


Legal Research and Writing I  




  • John C. Dernbach, et. al., A Practical Guide to Legal Writing & Legal Method (5th ed. 2013).  ISBN: 978-0-7355-9189-9 
  • Amy E. Sloan, Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies (5th ed. 2012).  ISBN: 978-1-4548-0847-3 
  • Amy E. Sloan & Steven D. Schwinn, Basic Legal Research Workbook (4th ed. 2011).  ISBN: 978-0-7355-9454-8 
  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed. 2010).   
  • A One-Year Subscription to Core Grammar for Lawyers. I will provide specific information about this on-line product during Orientation.  




Please carefully read: 


Pages 1-19 in the Dernbach text; and 

Pages 1-13 in Sloan, Basic Legal Research (the text book, not the workbook)