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You will now put yourself in the shoes of a paralegal working at a defense law firm. A defendant in the Justin King complaint has retained your law firm to represent it against Mr. King. Your supervising attorney has asked you to do some preliminary research to determine what legal, affirmative defenses your client may have in this case. You should conduct legal research on Westlaw to research cases. To access Westlaw, click on KU Library under Course Home. No separate sign-on is required. You will then click on Westlaw Campus Research. After viewing the tutorial, conduct research of cases of affirmative defenses on Westlaw. Select one case which you think is most relevant for the case. You should select a published or reported case for this Assignment. Do not select an unpublished case. Some courts prohibit using unpublished cases. Unpublished cases also carry less weight and authority than published cases. Go to the “Resources” section under Course Home to access files to assist you in your Assignment. Part 1. Research Strategy: In Part 1, explain your research strategy. Write this in first person. Make sure to write in complete sentences and paragraphs. You should state the database or sources of documents that you searched (e.g. Illinois state cases), the search method you used (e.g. "advanced search" or "easy search"), and the search terms you used. You should state how you used KeyCite to verify that the case has not been reversed or overruled. You should also explain the strategies you used to refine

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