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Legal Research in a Nutshell
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 ...more
Paperback, 507 pages
Published June 5th 2007 by Thomson West
(first published 1996)
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Jan 30, 2008 Venessa rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone needing to do legal research
Recommended to Venessa by: Professor Sahlem
This is without a doubt one of my best book purchases ever. It is an invaluable resource for beginning law librarians, or really anyone who needs to do legal research, from attorneys to the pro se litigant. I will refer to it often once I embark on my own legal journey, that and Black's Law Dictionary, which also ranks among my top book purchases ever. I devoured this book, except the last two chapters concerning International Law and the Law of Other Countries, which I merely skimmed, mostly to ...more
Oct 01, 2013 Christa rated it liked it
Had to read this for class. Very comprehensive and detailed information for anyone doing legal research and archiving. However, it works best if the organization or library has Westlaw or LexisNexus databases to help navigate your search.