Department: Bachelor of Law
Module Description: This module is designed to enhance the students’ ability to conduct doctrinal and empirical legal research. It helps students to identify and analyse relevant legal sources and to develop writing and methodological skills. It covers a wide range of legal methods, including doctrinal studies, empirical studies & comparative studies. It trains students on arguing cases, examining legal texts and categorizing their research.
Mark Van Hoecke (ed), Methodologies of Legal Research: which kind of method for what kind of discipline (Hart Pub., 2011).
J P LomioHenrik, Spang-Hanssen Henrick & Wilson G. Wilson, Legal Research in a Modern World: a Coursebook (Djøf Forlag, 2011).
T Goldstein and J K Lieberman, The Lawyer’s Guide to Writing Well (3rd edn University of California Press, 2016).