The Legal Research Manual: A Game Plan for Legal Research and Analysis
Adams & Ambrose Pub., 1986 - LEGAL RESEARCH--UNITED STATES. - 242 pages
This step-by-step guide to basic legal research procedures contains materials on how to organize a research problem, how to take useful notes, and how to know when to stop researching. Also included are checklists of research and analysis steps, an introduction to computerized legal research, and an overview of civil procedure.
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