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LGST 12000: Introduction to Legal Studies

About this Guide

Course Description:

This one credit course is designed as an introduction to the study of the legal system, as well as an overview of the Legal Studies major. A major component of the course will involved guest presentations from the legal community, from IC faculty, and from others who may contribute to knowledge of the legal system and the study of law.

Library Support: 

This guide will help in providing:

  • An introduction to the legal research process and how it has changed
  • A comparison to other types of library research
  • What sources and services are available at Ithaca College library
  • Careers in law librarianship

About the Library

What Do You Need?

  • Ithaca College ID card - Use to check out materials (books, scores, multimedia, laptops, etc.)

  • Ithaca College Netpass info (email) - Use for signing into computers, databases, and online materials

How Long Can You Keep Library Materials?

  • Books and Scores: 1 semester (can renew twice)

  • Audio and Video: 7 days (can renew twice)

  • Special materials may have different borrowing times - check the full list for more information.

Your Library Accounts

IC Pre-Law Society & Mock Trial

Interested in studying law?  Take a look at Ithaca College's Pre-Law Society programs & the IC Mock Trial Team.

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