Legal research explained /

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Author / Creator:Bouchoux, Deborah E., 1950-
Imprint:Austin : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Aspen Publishers, c2008.
Description:xxxi, 376 p. : ill., form, map ; 26 cm. + instructor's manual.
Subject:Legal research -- United States.
Legal research.
United States.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9780735567221 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0735567220 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780735567238 (instructor's manual)
0735567239 (instructor's manual)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Finding the law and introduction to legal research
  • The federal and state court systems
  • Statutory law
  • Case law and judicial opinions
  • Locating cases through digests and annotated law reports
  • Secondary authorities
  • Special research issues
  • The digital library : lexisnexis, westlaw, and non-print research tools
  • e-research : legal research using the internet
  • Legal citation form
  • Updating and validating your research
  • Overview of the research process.