Pocket Guide to Legal Research / Edition 1

Pocket Guide to Legal Research / Edition 1

by William H. Putman
     
 

The Pocket Guide to Legal Research is a comprehensive desk reference for use by paralegal students, practicing paralegals, legal assistants, and attorneys. The format allows the user to quickly obtain the answer to many commonly encountered research questions concerning case, statutory, secondary authority, Internet research, and legal citation. A glossary of

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Overview

The Pocket Guide to Legal Research is a comprehensive desk reference for use by paralegal students, practicing paralegals, legal assistants, and attorneys. The format allows the user to quickly obtain the answer to many commonly encountered research questions concerning case, statutory, secondary authority, Internet research, and legal citation. A glossary of relevant legal research terms is included, along with three appendices covering court opinion, elements of statute, and a research source chart. Written in a non-technical manner, this book is an appropriate resource for learners at all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418053765
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
473,812
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Constitutions, Statutes, Administrative Law and Court Rules, Research and Analysis Chapter 2: Case Law Research and Briefing Chapter 3: Secondary Authority and Other Research Sources,Encyclopedias, Treatises, American Law Reports, Digests & Shephards Chapter 4: Secondary Authoirty Periodicals, Restatements, Uniform Laws, Dictionaries. Legislative Law History and Other Secondary Authorities Chapter 5: Computer and Internet Research Chapter 6: Fee Based Computer Reseach Chapter 7: Constitutions,Statutes, Administrative Law, Court Rule Elements and Analysis Chapter 8: The Role of Key Terms and Key Facts in Legal Research Chapter 9: Issue Identification Spotting the Issue Chapter 10: Case Law Analysis A Case on Point Chapter 11: The Research Process for Effective Legal Research Chapter 12: Legal Citation Glossary Index

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