SJD Legal Scholarship
Law School Description
The SJD seminar is designed to provide SJD students with an overview of legal analysis in a series of related fields. Through presentations by the instructor and by other law faculty members in different fields, the students will be introduced to different research approaches and areas of legal analysis. Appropriate introductions will be given to some of the principal research methodologies widely used in legal research, together with more detailed comment on those relevant to individual dissertations being proposed and undertaken by SJD students in the class. Introductions will be provided to the following: empirical methods of research, ethical standards and legal research, historical research, comparative legal research, case studies, and interdisciplinary research, among others. The seminar will guide and support SJD students in preparation for their dissertation proposals.
Uh Mānoa Catalog Description
Provides SJD students with an overview of legal scholarship in a series of related fields. Students will be introduced to different research approaches and areas of legal analysis through presentations by instructor and other faculty.