Students will select a family law covered in class and prepare a written report 4-5 pages long, researching, comparing and analysing legal concepts, the sources and mechanism and even provide case studies related to their topic.
Objective of Research Report:
1. Apply the analytical skills and intuition obtained in the class to examine an issue in which you have special interest.
2. Induce critical thinking on your part, which involves integrating what you are learning of legal concepts and case law.
3. Learn how to write a formal paper, to be read by anyone in the legal field.
1. As discussed in class, you are required to do an individual research report discussing any topic related to concepts of Comparative Family Law. The best way to get started is to begin by choosing a topic that interests you. You should then try to focus on a particular aspect of the topic you are considering and must ask specific questions that you think are important.
2. The report MUST be typewritten, single- spaced on white paper using Times New Roman font size 12.
3. Please use full sentences (and no bullet points)
4. Please use references, do NOT copy and paste.
5. The length of the term paper should not exceed 1,000-1,500 words
6. Please add a cover page, which includes your name, ID, course name and number, date and assignment title.
7. You will find Individual Research report guidelines and outline under ‘Guidelines, Forms and Study guides’ content in the course blackboard page.