Legal Research Course

Improve Your Legal Career-Path

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Course Card:

  • Duration-33 Hrs
  • Certification :
  • -RISC Legal Academy
  • Entry criteria:English Placement Test
  • Instructors: All of our programs are led by highly specialized and experienced trainers, each of whom is a leader in his/her own field.

Learning Outcomes

This course is an introduction to the methods and skills required for academic legal research. In addition to teaching the technical competencies required for research, the course will focus on the substance and style of legal and academic writing.

This is why this course aims to equip the participants with the required skills to do legal research both professionally and academically. Thus, the course focuses on four main pillars, namely: legal research methodologies, introduction to different writing techniques, analysis of legal documents, as well as training on using different legal databases.

The course is designed to better equip the students with the required research skills, thus they are expected to do all the assigned readings as there will be weekly discussions on the readings. This will be part of their attendance in class and their final evaluation.

Students applying for this course are expected to deliver three writing assignments, noting that there will be a selection process for publishing the best papers on RISC webpage. Also, this course aims to develop the students’ presentation and the communication skills by critically engaging them in a number of open debates on different legal issues.

Content and Structure.

  • Session 1: How do we define academic legal research? What distinguishes academic writing from non-scholarly legal research?
  • Session 2: What are the components of academic legal research? How to formulate a research question/thesis?
  • Session 3: What are the best writing techniques? What are the different citation methods?
  • Session 4: How is the Egyptian legal system designed? What is the hierarchy of Egyptian courts? How to analyze legal documents such as courts verdicts, legislations, as well as administrative decrees?
  • Session 5: What are the main legal research tools? What are the main legal journals?
  • Session 6: Assignment (1) + Open debate
  • Session 7: How to analyze legislations and decrees?
  • Session 8: How to analyze courts verdicts and judicial documents?
  • Session 9: Assignment (2) + Open debate
  • Session 10: What are the main legal research tools? + Open debate
  • Session 11: Assignment (3)
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Who Should Attend ?

  •  Law School Students.
  •  Lawyers in Law Firms
  •  Lawyers in the Government Sector
  •  Junior Lawyers
  •  Legal Translators
  • Lawyers within the legal departments at banks and corporations

 

Why RISC Legal Academy?

R.I.S.C Legal Academy is a leading training organization located in Cairo, Egypt. With its wide network of domestic, regional and international consultants and partner organizations; RISC provides customized and tailor made training solutions for the legal field in Egypt and the Middle East.

All programs are designed with the vision of deepening and widening technical knowledge, sharpening business skills, developing personal competences & energizing human values to meet the legal market ethical, practical, and professional requirements.

Finding Where Learning Experience

Grow Your Legal Skills

When you getting started to study Art of Legal Writing, You have a great opportunity to grow and develop your legal skills through course outlines which provide you legal practice deep details and applying how to use it. 

Learn from Legal Experts 

We at RISC Legal Academy following standard factors for legal training method which involves choosing the process to our instructors until making the outcomes of the courses to fit the legal environment and student’s goals.

Build Your Authority

RISC Legal Academy Courses are given you a chance to embrace your legal career path and increase your credibility within international law firms, Just book now your course and we will connect you as soon to inform you how courses comes to make a great result to your legal career pathway  

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