Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


PAL-101 - Legal Research and Writing (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
An introduction to legal research. Students learn to use legal research tools such as indexes, digest, encyclopedias, treatises, annotated reports, restatements, and law reviews. The West key number system and Shepard's citations are taught. In addition, students learn how to do cite and proof checking of legal citations in briefs and other documents.


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