Basic legal research: tools and strategies

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Aspen Publishers, Feb 1, 2003 - Law - 377 pages
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For clear and accessible step-by-step instruction on the basics of legal research, you can count on this thorough revision of a popular paperback text, Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies, Second Edition . In addition to teaching critical legal skills, The author fosters confidence through: a building-block approach that breaks the material into discrete and comprehensible parts self-contained chapters on individual research sources And The research process that remain useful regardless of how a professor teaches research comprehensive coverage of electronic research that allows professors to introduce as much - or as little - of the topic as they choose end-of-chapter checklists, clear examples, and summary charts to reinforce learning and facilitate teaching helpful graphics -such as sample pages and examples of research sources - throughout the text the Second Edition responds to both user feedback and developments in the field, with several significant changes: revised and updated coverage of electronic legal research, reflecting the many developments in this area updated citation sections now include the ALWD Citation Manual more information on state statutes new coverage of procedural rules

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books on legal research really won't be much assistance. one needs to go to law library and learn the stacks. and then promptly forget the law library and learn internet legal research because that's what everybody does now. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Sloan is Associate Professor of Law and Co-director of Legal Skills Program at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

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