Research Memo

Research the area of law and court processes involved with the selected court form or letter. Draft a memo explaining the law, procedure, requirements, and other possibly undocumented information that might be helpful to a pro-se litigant using this form or letter. Memos are reviewed by Professor Ronald Staudt and the legal aid organization that is partnering with you on your pr0ject. If you have an Illinois based project, a few good websites to assist with the gathering of information surrounding your particular legal form or letter are: and

Post your completed memo into the Research Memo sub-category by September 27.

Sample Research Memos»