Legal Research: How to Find & Understand the Law (Paperback)

Legal Research: How to Find & Understand the Law By Stephen Elias, Editors Of Nolo Cover Image
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Legal Research: Take the law into your own hands

Do you have legal questions at home, at work, or as part of law-related course work? Legal Research provides everything you need, laying out easy-to-follow research methods that will help you find the right answers. Find out how to:

locate and understand statutes, regulations, and cases
make sure your research is 100% up to date
organize your research results into a memorandum of law for use at school, at work, or in court.

Completely updated for the 17th edition, Legal Research shows how to use the Web to find statutes, cases, background information, and answers to specific legal questions. Even more important, you'll be guided to the most reliable and user-friendly sites, so you won't drown in an information flood. Lots of examples and easy-to-understand instructions teach you how to use all the basic legal research tools, including:

Internet search engines
reliable free legal websites
legal encyclopedias, periodicals, and treatises
annotated legal codes and statutes
published reports of state and federal court cases
case digests and Shepard's Citations
the best legal blogs.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781413321821
ISBN-10: 1413321828
Publisher: NOLO
Publication Date: August 15th, 2015
Pages: 376
Language: English