Basic Legal Research Workbook, Third Edition / Edition 3

Basic Legal Research Workbook, Third Edition / Edition 3

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business


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Basic Legal Research Workbook, Third Edition / Edition 3

Revised and updated for its Third Edition, Basic Legal Research Workbook utilizes a well-chosen range of exercises and assignments to familiarize students with basic research sources. Whether used with Amy Sloan’s Basic Legal Research text or another book, it gives students the opportunity to develop and refine their skills.

Basic Legal Research Workbook, Third Edition, addresses the needs of both students and instructors:

  • a complete set of exercises gives students in-depth practice with all the key print and electronic sources
  • organization mirrors Sloan’s successful text, Basic Legal Research, covering all the main research sources studied in the typical first-year course
  • each chapter incorporates questions at four levels, progressing from basic source features to advanced research skills includes both print and electronic sources in each chapter, allowing flexibility
  • assignments contain multiple fact patterns and can be worked in multiple jurisdictions, reducing the demand on single library sources
  • separate Teacher’s Manual contains answer keys for the research exercises

The Third Edition reflects user feedback as well as developments in legal research:

  • updated exercises reflect changes in research sources including developments in electronic research
  • exercises fine-tuned based on classroom experience with the problem sets

An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735569553
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 07/28/2007
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 179
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Legal Research
Chapter 2. Generating Search Terms
Chapter 3. Secondary Source Research
Chapter 4. Case Research
Chapter 5. Research with Shepard's Citations and Other Citators
Chapter 6. Statutory Research
Chapter 7. Federal Legislative History Research
Chapter 8. Federal Administrative Law Research
Chapter 9. Electronic Search Techniques
Chapter 10. Research Planning

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