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Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies, 5th Edition / Edition 5

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Overview

This best-selling coursebook on legal research is known for its clear, step-by-step instruction in the basics. Using a building-block approach, the text breaks material into discrete, readily comprehensible parts. Self-contained chapters on sources make the book flexible for any type of legal research course. Useful pedagogy throughout the text includes end-of-chapter checklists, clear examples, and summary charts. Helpful sample pages and examples of research sources guide students through the presentation, and an accompanying workbook provides exercises to test comprehension. Instructors are provided with both a Teacher’s Manual and PowerPoint slides for classroom use.

The Fifth Edition provides thoroughly updated coverage of the research platforms such as WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Google Scholar, including the most current information about their features and use. All sample pages and screen shots have been updated.

Features:

Accessible, clear, step-by-step instruction on the basics of legal research
Building-block approach

• breaks material into discrete and comprehensible part

Self-contained chapters on research sources

• flexible for any type of legal research course

• Useful pedagogy

• end-of-chapter checklists
• clear examples
• summary chart

• Helpful sample pages and examples of research source
Accompanying workbook with exercise
Teacher’s Manual and PowerPoint slides

Thoroughly updated, the Fifth Edition presents:

• Fresh coverage, most current information about features and use of research platforms, including

• WestlawNext
• Lexis Advance
• Google Scholar

• All sample pages and screen shots updated

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454808473
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 6/8/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 128,946
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Summary of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Legal Research

Chapter 2. Generating Search Terms

Chapter 3. Evaluating Search Options

Chapter 4. Secondary Source Research

Chapter 5. Case Research

Chapter 6. Research with Citators

Chapter 7. Statutory Research

Chapter 8. Federal Legislative History Research

Chapter 9. Federal Administrative Law Research

Chapter 10. Electronic Legal Research

Chapter 11. Developing a Research Plan

Appendix A: Selected Internet Research Resources

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