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Main Title Legal research in a nutshell.
Author Cohen, Morris L.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Olson, Kent C.
Publisher West/Thomson,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 639931594
ISBN 9780314264084 (pbk.); 0314264086 (pbk.)
Subjects Legal research--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJCM  LEGAL RESEARCH Law Library/Washington,DC 03/28/2011
EMAM  KF240.C654 2010 Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 08/23/2011
Edition 10th ed.
Collation xvii, 499 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
This text will introduce you to the dramatic transformation in legal research created by the electronic revolution. This edition focuses on using online databases, CD-ROM and Internet-based resources. The basic organization of our text mirrors the structure of both the law school curriculum and the legal literature. We begin with case law and statutes and then work out to secondary sources and other research tools. We also include discussion of international and comparative law materials. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney--From the publisher. The research process -- Background and analysis -- Case law -- Statutes and constitutions -- Legislative information -- Administrative law -- Court rules and practice -- Specialized and nonlegal sources -- International law -- Law of other countries -- Appendix A: State legal research guides -- Appendix B: Major treatises and services by subject.