Research Methods in American Law (21486). 1 unit, credit/fail. This course, formerly Efficient Techniques in Legal Research, will instruct students in basic legal research skills, including researching federal case law, statutory and administrative law, as well as using secondary sources in the research process. Students will be required to complete a series of short research assignments. The course will meet once weekly for the first half of the term. The skills requirement (†) may be satisfied by taking this course with another 1 unit legal research course. Minimum enrollment of five required. S.B. Kauffman, J. G. Krishnaswami, J. Eiseman, J. Jefferson, and C. Kellett.