Legal Research in a Nutshell / Edition 9

Legal Research in a Nutshell / Edition 9

by Morris L. Cohen, Kent Olson, Kent Olson
     
 

The Forms of Legal Literature; Beginning a Research Project; Court Reports; Case Digests; Shepard's Citations; ALR Annotations; Legal Encyclopedias; Electronic Case Research; Statutes and Constitutions; Legislative History; Administrative Law; Texts and Treatises; Legal Periodicals; Looseleaf Services; Practice Materials; Handbooks and Directories; Treaties;… See more details below

Overview

The Forms of Legal Literature; Beginning a Research Project; Court Reports; Case Digests; Shepard's Citations; ALR Annotations; Legal Encyclopedias; Electronic Case Research; Statutes and Constitutions; Legislative History; Administrative Law; Texts and Treatises; Legal Periodicals; Looseleaf Services; Practice Materials; Handbooks and Directories; Treaties; International Organizations; International Courts; English and Commonwealth Law; Civil Law System.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314180070
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
08/10/2007
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
507
Product dimensions:
5.17(w) x 7.41(h) x 0.66(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1The Research Process1
Ch. 2Court Reports13
Ch. 3Case-Finding43
Ch. 4Case-Finding by Computer77
Ch. 5Statutes100
Ch. 6Legislative History139
Ch. 7Administrative Law172
Ch. 8Looseleaf Services201
Ch. 9Secondary Materials220
Ch. 10International Law: U.S. Sources248
Ch. 11International Law: General Sources269
Ch. 12English and Commonwealth Legal Research293
Ch. 13The Civil Law System308
App. A. State Research Guides320
App. B. Contents of National Reporter System326
App. C. Current Status of Major Official State Reports328
App. D. Major Looseleaf Services336
Subject Index347
Title Index363

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