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Cohen, Morris L., 1927-2010
Legal research in a nutshell / by Morris L. Cohen, Kent C. Olson
Alternate Title Legal research
10th ed
St. Paul, MN : West/Thomson, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  KF240 .C54 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Legal research -- United States
Legal research -- Data processing
Physical Description xvii, 499 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Summary This text will introduce you to the dramatic transformation in legal research created by the electronic revolution. This edition focuses on using online databases, CD-ROM and Internet-based resources. The basic organization of our text mirrors the structure of both the law school curriculum and the legal literature. We begin with case law and statutes and then work out to secondary sources and other research tools. We also include discussion of international and comparative law materials. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney--From the publisher
Contents The research process -- Background and analysis -- Case law -- Statutes and constitutions -- Legislative information -- Administrative law -- Court rules and practice -- Specialized and nonlegal sources -- International law -- Law of other countries -- Appendix A: State legal research guides -- Appendix B: Major treatises and services by subject
NOTE 518086
Series Nutshell series
Alternate Author Olson, Kent C

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