Excellent for anyone searching for information in a real or virtual law library (including paralegals, law students, legal assistants and journalists), Legal Research outlines a systematic method to find answers and get results.
In plain, readable English, Attorneys Elias and Levinkind explain, with
plenty of examples and instructions, how to:
*read and understand statues, regulations and cases
*evaluate cases for their value as precedent
*use all the basic tools of legal research
*practice what you've learned with "hands-on, feet-in" library exercises, as well as hypothetical research problems and solutions
This easy-to-use and understand book, now in its 13th edition, has been adopted as a text in many law schools and paralegal programs.
|Edition description:||Sixteenth Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.80(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Susan Levinkind graduated first in her class from Western New England College of Law in 1979. She practiced general law in Northhampton, Massachusetts until 1989 when she moved to California. Since then, she has worked as a law librarian at California Rural Legal Assistance and the Santa Clara County Superior Court, as well as instructing paralegal students in legal research. Co-author of Legal Research: How to Find & Understand the Law, Levinkind lives in Oakland, California.