Legal Research via the Internet / Edition 1

Legal Research via the Internet / Edition 1

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by Valerie Atkinson
     
 

Researchers of the law are sure to benefit from the legal/technological guidelines for conducting "Legal Research Via the Internet." Beginning with a comprehensive overview of legal research, the book progresses in discussion with detailed use of the Internet as a research tool and its association with substantive law. It covers the research process, security and

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Researchers of the law are sure to benefit from the legal/technological guidelines for conducting "Legal Research Via the Internet." Beginning with a comprehensive overview of legal research, the book progresses in discussion with detailed use of the Internet as a research tool and its association with substantive law. It covers the research process, security and privacy issues, as well as providing Internet Legal Research Tasks, and numerous references for review. The book shows how to solve researching problems, explains necessary factors in staying motivated, and how to avoid potential obstacles in the research process. Useful suggestions promote efficiency, helping the researcher to pathfind in an organized way. The straightforward presentation of the material facilitates reading and application of research methodologies, making "Legal Research Via the Internet" a superior choice for obtaining the information you need to know.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827374508
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Paralegal Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction to Legal Research. 1. Purpose of Legal Research. 2. Introduction to the Internet. Section II: The Internet as a Research Tool. 1. E-mail. 2. Telnet. 3. Gopher. 4. Using the World Wide Web for Legal Research. 5. Newsgroups. 6. FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions. 7. FTB. 8. Chat. Section III: Substantive Law on the Internet. Section IV: Internet Research Task Examples. Section V: Additional Resources on the Internet. Section VI: Home Page Presence.

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