A legal research paper of at least 20 pages of text (including references, title, appendices, abstract pages) is prepared on a commercial law topic selected by the student, with approval of the faculty member. A legal research paper plan is submitted to the professor on or before specifying the tasks to be performed. The legal research paper must demonstrate graduate level writing and comply with the format requirements of the Publication Manual of American Psychological Association, 6th Edition. Papers must include a table of contents, abstract & Outline and references, and sub-topic headings must be used in the body of the paper. Careful attention should be given to spelling, punctuation, source citations.
TOPIC: TYPES OF CONTRACTS
ABSTRACT, OUTLINE AND RESEARCH PAPER REQUIREMENTS
ABSTRACT (NEEDED ASAP BEFORE THE FULL PAPER)
The abstract should be a brief but comprehensive summary of the contents of you paper. Keep it short. According to the APA style manual, an abstract should be between 150 to 250 words. The abstract should also be written as only one paragraph with no indentation. In order to succinctly describe your entire paper, you will need to determine which elements are the most important.
Look at abstracts in professional journals for examples of how to summarize your paper. Notice the main points that the authors chose to mention in the abstract. Use these examples as a guide when choosing the main ideas in your own paper.
Refer to the APA manual for specific guidelines.
OUTLINE (NEEDED ASAP BEFORE THE FULL PAPER)
An outline is a general plan of what you are going to write in the finished paper. It will show the order of your information, what each paragraph will discuss, etc. The outline should identify main topics and subtopics. The outline should include a separate reference page, in APA format, citing at least 5 scholarly sources.
PAPER (TYPES OF CONTRACTS)
The research paper must be written on a topic approved by the instructor and must include a discussion of how the topic relates to contracting or commercial transactions. The paper must list and discuss a minimum of 10 scholarly references (other than websites and the textbook) with at least 5 references that are scholarly journal articles on the topic from UMUCs online library databases.
The paper must be in APA format and prepared with graduate-level professional expectations. The paper must follow all formal writing requirements and using correct APA style and citation formatting requirements. Proper formatting includes correctly formatted in-text reference citations to indicate the location of reference and source materials relied upon as well as a separate reference page. Grammar, spelling and punctuation are also an important part of this assignment.
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