Legal Research in a Nutshell / Edition 10

Legal Research in a Nutshell / Edition 10

by Morris L. Cohen
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Legal Research in a Nutshell / Edition 10

Finding and using legal resources effectively is an essential skill for lawyers. This comprehensive but succinct guide covers major Internet resources as well as online databases and library materials, with almost a hundred illustrations of print and online sources. Several hundred websites are discussed and placed in context for effective and productive use in research. Discussion includes coverage of legislative history, administrative law, specialized and interdisciplinary resources, and research in international and comparative law. Appendices list state research guides and treatises and services by subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780314264084
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Publication date: 05/28/2010
Series: Nutshell
Edition description: 10
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.90(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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