Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies (Aspen Coursebook) (Paperback)

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This best-selling coursebook on legal research is known for its clear, step-by-step instruction in the basics. Using a building-block approach, Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies, Sixth Editionbreaks material into discrete, readily comprehensible parts. Self-contained chapters on sources make the book flexible for any type of legal research course. Useful pedagogy throughout the text includes end-of-chapter checklists, clear examples, and summary charts. Helpful sample pages and examples of research sources guide students through the presentation, and an accompanying workbook provides exercises to test comprehension.

Key Features of the Sixth Edition:

  • Updated sample pages, screen shots, and references to research sources
  • Completely revised material throughout, providing thorough instruction in the features and use of the main research platforms. Its updated coverage includesWestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law.
  • More emphasis on state statutory research

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781454850403
ISBN-10: 145485040X
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Publication Date: July 27th, 2015
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Aspen Coursebook