Researching the Law: Finding What You Need When You Need It

by Sloan, Amy E.
3.2 out of 5 Customer Rating
ISBN: 9781454886495
Used - Trade Paperback - 9781454886495


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Concise new title by the top author in legal research. Focuses onpre-and post-search analysis for effectively filtering vast amounts
of material. Teaches students how to identify the most pertinent and authoritative information to solve a legal problem.


  • Concise, reasonably priced new title from the top legal research author.
  • Approaches legal research as a filtering process to identify the most pertinent and authoritative information from vast search results.
  • Part I: Explains how to define a research question; pre-filter content before beginning a search; conduct research; and establish post-search criteria for filtering results.
  • Part II: Describes essential features of individual sources of authority and search strategies unique to each source.
  • Part III: Contains research flowcharts to help students plan research strategy for different types of research projects.
  • Contains all information students need to learn fundamental principles of legal research.
  • Can also be used to complement other texts and classroom materials.
  • Not simply a shorter version of Basic Legal Research. Looks at research as a process of filtering the available information, rather than as a process that requires first choosing the right source of authority to solve a legal problem.


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  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Sloan, Amy E.
  • ISBN: 9781454886495
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 9.80 x 0.40
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • Publication Year: 2017

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