Discovering winning research skills : 2003-2004 /

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Author / Creator:Johnson, Nancy P.
Edition:[6th ed.].
Imprint:Eagan, MN : West, c2003.
Description:ix, 200 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subject:Legal research -- United States.
WESTLAW (Information retrieval system)
Legal research.
WESTLAW (Information retrieval system)
United States.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Berring, Robert C.
Woxland, Thomas A., 1946-
Notes:"Information in this manual is current through July 23, 2003"--T.p. verso.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • A short history of legal research
  • Fundamentals of case law
  • Fundamentals of statutory law
  • Fundamentals of administrative law
  • Fundamentals of secondary sources
  • Getting started on Westlaw
  • Retrieving a document on Westlaw by citation or title
  • Basics of Westlaw searching
  • Browsing documents on Westlaw
  • Searching case law databases on Westlaw
  • Searching legislative and regulatory databases on Westlaw
  • Citation research on Westlaw
  • Secondary sources, news, and nonlegal materials on Westlaw
  • Sending and saving information on Westlaw
  • The research process--Conclusion.