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Legal research in a nutshell
Legal research in a nutshell
Olson, Kent C., author.
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Fourteenth edition.
Physical Description:
xii, 330 pages ; 19 cm.
Nutshell series

Nutshell series.
The research process -- Background and analysis -- Case law -- Statutes and constitutions -- Legislative information -- Administrative law -- Court rules and practice -- Specialized and nonlegal resources -- International law -- The law of other countries -- Appendix A. State legal research guides -- Appendix B. Major treatises and services by subject.
"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. 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, and a companion website has a regularly updated list of URLs and illustrations of online and print resources."--Provided by the publisher.