Practical Legal Research: Skills and Strategies for the Legal Assistant / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
Walston-Dunham has written a clear, paralegal-specific introduction to legal research. She takes a step-by-step approach, thoroughly familiarizing students with each type of source before asking them to solve more complex research problems. Sample pages and examples are effectively used to illustrate research principles. You will find self-tests to help students evaluate their understanding of the material at the end of each chapter. ALSO AVAILABLE Study Guide, ISBN: 0-314-04952-5 INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructors Manual with Test Bank ISBN: 0-314-04932-0
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About the Author
Beth Walston-Dunham is a licensed attorney. Additionally, she is licensed in the United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit.
Table of Contents
Sources of Legal Authority. Citation of Authority. Validation of Authority. Legal Analysis and Beginning the Research Process. Legal Dictionaries/Thesauruses/Encyclopedias. The Search for Statutory Authority. the Search for Judicial Authority. The Search for Administrative Authority. Restatements and Treatises. Annotated Law Reports. legal Periodicals. Looseleaf Services. Reference Books. Computer Assisted Research. APPENDICES. GLOSSARY. INDEX.