Learning Legal Research: A How-to Manual with Practice / Edition 1

Learning Legal Research: A How-to Manual with Practice / Edition 1

by Charles P. Nemeth, Hope I. Haywood MBA.
     
 

Using a hands-on approach, this book provides learners with an easy and comfortable way to learn about the processes, materials, and environment of legal research. It contains an introductory overview of a law library collection, allows users to conduct research without visiting an actual library, and explains, with—simple language and

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Overview

Using a hands-on approach, this book provides learners with an easy and comfortable way to learn about the processes, materials, and environment of legal research. It contains an introductory overview of a law library collection, allows users to conduct research without visiting an actual library, and explains, with—simple language and exercises—the many methods of legal research. For all law office personnel, paralegals, judicial personnel, and criminal justice instructors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130450340
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/30/2004
Series:
Pearson Prentice Hall Legal Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.03(w) x 9.92(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

I. LEGAL RESEARCH-PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS.

1. Introduction to Legal Research.

2. Analysis and Research Methods: The Most Important Tasks.

3. Citation Method.

II. FINDING TOOLS.

4. The Index: Legal Research's Most Powerful Tool.

5. Digests—A Remarkable Finding Tool.

6. Computer Assisted Legal Research CALR.

III. SECONDARY RESOURCES.

7. Law Books, Texts, Services and Periodical.

8. Legal Encyclopedias and Dictionaries.

9. ALR Series: The American Law Reports.

IV. PRIMARY RESOURCES.

10. Case Law Analysis.

11. Statutes and Legislative Resources.

12. Government Regulations/Administrative Law.

V. FINAL CONSIDERATIONS.

13. Updating the Law.

14. Government Materials, Publications, and Compilations.

15. Writing Applications in the Law and Justice Field.

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