Legal Research

Legal Research

by J. Myron Jacobstein, Roy M. Mersky

Hardcover(3rd ed)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882773049
Publisher: Foundation Press, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 08/01/1985
Series: University Textbook Series
Edition description: 3rd ed
Pages: 422
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. An Introduction to Legal Research
Chapter 2. The Legal Research Process
Chapter 3. Court Reports
Chapter 4. Federal Court Cases
Chapter 5. State Court Cases and the National Reporter System
Chapter 6. Digests for Court Reports
Chapter 7. Annotated Law Reports
Chapter 8. Constitutions
Chapter 9. Federal Legislation
Chapter 10. Federal Legislative Histories
Chapter 11. State and Municipal Legislation
Chapter 12. Court Rules and Procedures
Chapter 13. Administrative Law
Chapter 14. Loose-leaf Services
Chapter 15. Shepard's Citations, KeyCite, and Other Citator Services
Chapter 16. Legal Encyclopedias
Chapter 17. Legal Periodicals and Indexes
Chapter 18. Treaties, Restatements, Uniform Laws, Model Codes, and Interstate Compacts
Chapter 19. Other Legal and General Research and Reference Aids
Chapter 20. International Law
Chapter 21. English Legal Research
Chapter 22. Computer-Assisted Legal Research
Chapter 23. Legal Citation Form
Chapter 24. Federal Tax Research
APPENDICES
A. Table of Abbreviations
B. State Guides to Legal Research
C. Legal Research in Territories of the United States
D. State Reports
E. Coverage of the National Reporter System
F. Fundamental Lawyering Skills § 3 Legal Research
G. Selected Law-Related Internet Sources
H. Chart on Legal Research Procedure

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