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Legal Research in a Nutshell / Edition 6
     

Legal Research in a Nutshell / Edition 6

by Morris L. Cohen, Kent C. Olson
 

ISBN-10: 0314095896

ISBN-13: 9780314095893

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: West Group

This text will introduce you to the dramatic transformation in legal research created by the electronic revolution. This edition focuses on using online databases, CD-ROM and Internet-based resources. The basic organization of our text mirrors the structure of both the law school curriculum and the legal literature. We begin with case law and statutes and then work

Overview

This text will introduce you to the dramatic transformation in legal research created by the electronic revolution. This edition focuses on using online databases, CD-ROM and Internet-based resources. The basic organization of our text mirrors the structure of both the law school curriculum and the legal literature. We begin with case law and statutes and then work out to secondary sources and other research tools. We also include discussion of international and comparative law materials. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314095893
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
361
Product dimensions:
4.91(w) x 7.41(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Research Process
Chapter 2. Court Reports
Chapter 3. Case Research: Digests and Shepard's Citations
Chapter 4. Case Research: Annotations and Encyclopedias
Chapter 5. Case Research: Electronic Resources
Chapter 6. Statutes and Constitutions
Chapter 7. Legislative History
Chapter 8. Administrative Law
Chapter 9. Secondary Materials
Chapter 10. Specialized and Practice Materials
Chapter 11. Reference Resources
Chapter 12. International Law: U.S. Sources
Chapter 13. International Law: General Sources
Chapter 14. English and Commonwealth Law
Chapter 15. The Civil Law System

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