Legal Research: How to Find & Understand the Law

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Nolo, 2003 - Law - 368 pages
If law libraries came with a user manual, this book would be it!

Excellent for anyone searching for information in a real or virtual law library, Legal Research outlines a systematic method to find answers and get results.

In plain English, the book explains how to:
-- read and understand statutes, regulations and cases
-- organize research results into a memorandum of law
-- use all the basic tools of legal research

Readers are provided with "hands-on, feet-in" library exercises, as well as hypothetical research problems and solutions.

The 10th edition provides up-to-date information on new searching techniques and online searching methods.

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A Putting Your Questions Into Legal Categories
rj Getting Some Background Information
Exercise One 532

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