Business, Economics and Tax Law Research (2 credits)

This course will help students develop the sophisticated research skills necessary for the effective practice of business law, including the ability to research issues concerning business formation, economic regulation of business and taxation. Topics covered include: Statutes and legislative history documents, regulations, judicial opinions, agency documents, accounting standards and interpretations, and scientific and economic literature related to business and tax law. Grading will be based upon short weekly assignments, class participation and the creation of a research guide in one specific area of business or tax law. Graded. Prerequisites: None