Legal research : how to find & understand the law / by Stephen Elias and the editors of Nolo.
By: Elias, Stephen
Contributor(s): Elias, Stephen. Legal research online and in the library | Nolo (Firm)Material type: TextPublisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo, 2009Edition: 15th edDescription: 386 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1413310524; 9781413310528Subject(s): Legal research -- United States -- Data processing | Legal research -- United States
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Rev. ed. of: Legal research online and in the library. 1st ed. 1998.
Includes web resources.
Understanding the basics of the law -- Finding legal resources -- Identifying your legal issue -- Finding and using secondary sources -- Finding and using constitutions, statutes, regulations, and ordinances -- Finding cases -- Using case law -- Validating your research -- Organizing and putting your legal research to use -- Research hypothetical and memorandum.
Provides guidance for using legal reference materials, and includes review questions and practice exercies.