Legal Research and Independent Study

Students wishing to register for Legal Research (LAW L898) and Independent Study (LAW L899) should complete the appropriate form, which is located on the Academic Affairs webpage

Limits on Independent Study

Under no circumstances can a student elect any combination of course numbers LAW L814, LAW L846, LAW L891, LAW L892, LAW L893, LAW L894, LAW L898, or LAW L901 (group 1 below) that would result in more than six hours. Also, under no circumstances may a student elect any combination of course numbers LAW L898, LAW L899, and LAW L900 (group 2 below) that would result in more than six hours.

Group 1

LAW L814 Law Review Practicum

LAW L846 Seminar in Scholarly Writing

LAW L891 Law Review Honors Tutorial

LAW L892 Law Review Seminar

LAW L893 Journal of Public Interest Law Honors Tutorial

LAW L894 Journal of Public Interest Law Seminar

LAW L898 Legal Research; paper required, letter grade

LAW G898 Legal Research; paper required, letter grade

LAW L901 Loyola Maritime Law Journal Honors Tutorial

Group 2

LAW L898 Independent Study

  • Paper required
  • Letter grade
  • 1, 2, or 3 hours

LAW G898 Independent Study

  • Paper required
  • Letter grade
  • 1, 2, or 3 hours

LAW L899 Independent Study

  • Paper not necessarily required
  • Pass/fail
  • 1, 2, or 3 hours
  • Can’t use for writing requirement

LAW G899 Independent Study

  • Paper not necessarily required
  • Pass/fail
  • 1, 2, or 3 hours
  • Can’t use for writing requirement

LAW L900 Clinical Externship