Legal Research in a Nutshell

Authors: Olson, Kent C. / Metzmeier, Kurt X. / Whiteman, Michael
Edition: 15th
Copyright Date: 2024
  • Publication Date: May 21st, 2024
  • ISBN: 9798887865782
  • 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 research procedures using major online services, free Internet resources, and library materials. The most heavily used commercial databases and authoritative, free online sources are discussed and placed in context for effective and productive use in research. Discussion includes coverage of primary and secondary legal resources, as well as legislative history, administrative law, specialized and interdisciplinary resources, and research in international and comparative law. Appendices list state research guides and leading treatises by subject.