Legal research illustrated: an abridgment of Fundamentals of legal research, eighth edition

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Foundation Press, 2002 - Law - 543 pages
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Fundamentals of Legal Research and Legal Research Illustrated offer an authoritative introduction to legal research, with updates on the latest developments on the subject. These teaching tools provide an in-depth discussion of the legal research process, current legal research sources, computer-assisted research, key Internet sources, and other research aids. The numerous appendixes speed up and simplify research, and illustrations and charts help present and clarify fundamentals. Highlights of these editions include updated chapters covering the newest sources; almost 200 new illustrations, with an increased emphasis on the Internet; major rewrites of the chapters on digests, federal legislation, federal legislative histories, administrative law, citators, electronic legal research, legal citation form, and federal tax; and more than 1,000 new entries in the appendix on legal abbreviations. Users have access to an author forum available on The West Education Network (TWEN).

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Contents

An Introduction to Legal Research
1
The Legal Research Process
14
Court Reports
21
Copyright

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