Basic legal research workbook

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Aspen Publishers, 2005 - Law - 178 pages
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Revised and updated for its Second Edition, Basic Research Workbook utilizes a well-chosen range of exercises and assignments to familiarize students with basic research sources. Whether used with Amy Sloan's Basic Legal Research text or another book, it gives students the opportunity to develop and refine their skills through hands-on practice. Basic Legal Research Workbook, Second Edition, addresses the needs of both students and instructors: a complete set of exercises gives students in-depth practice with all the key print and electronic sources organization mirrors Sloan's successful text, Basic Research Workbook, covering all the main research sources studied in the typical first-year course each chapter incorporates questions at four levels, progressing from basic source features to advanced research skills at a pace students can follow includes both print and electronic sources in each chapter, allowing flexibility in emphasis by the instructor assignments contain multiple fact patterns and can be worked in multiple jurisdictions, reducing the demand on single library sources written in a student-friendly style, with understandable fact patterns, goals for each exercise, and instructions for completing the questions separate Teacher's Manual contains answer keys For The research exercises the Second Edition reflects user feedback as well as developments in legal research: problem set charts are more readable and user-friendly revised and updated problem sets throughout the text updated questions on electronic research correspond To The latest versions of electronic sources additional questions on internet research recognize the growing reliance on online sources Please visit the new companion website to learn more about this book. Website:

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Introduction to Legal Research
Generating Search Terms
Case Research

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