Legal Research in a Nutshell

Authors: Cohen, Morris L. / Olson, Kent C.
Edition: 11th
Copyright Date: 2013
  • Publication Date: May 23rd, 2013
  • ISBN: 9780314286659
  • Subject: Legal Research
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Finding and using legal resources effectively is an essential skill for lawyers. This comprehensive but succinct guide covers major Internet resources as well as online databases and library materials, with almost a hundred illustrations of print and online sources. Several hundred websites are discussed and placed in context for effective and productive use in research. Discussion includes coverage of legislative history, administrative law, specialized and interdisciplinary resources, and research in international and comparative law. Appendices list state research guides and treatises and services by subject.