Legal Research Made Easy
Doing your own legal research can seem like an overwhelming task-especially after you set foot into a law library for the first time. Legal Research Made Easy simplifies the research process, and explains everything from statute research to case law to online databases. Let this book help you save money as you solve your own legal problems.
Learn how to:
- Use the Internet in Your Research
- Look Up Case Law
- Shepardize a Case
- Find What You Need When You Need It
Includes a sample research problem to put all the pieces together.
Essential reference to using:
- Practice Manuals
- Legal Encyclopedias
- Computer-Assisted Legal Research (CALR)
- And much more . . .
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Practice Manuals Specialty Books and Law Reviews
Statutes and Codes
Researching Case Law
American Law Reports
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