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The Resource Legal research : how to find & understand the law, editors of Nolo

Legal research : how to find & understand the law, editors of Nolo

Label
Legal research : how to find & understand the law
Title
Legal research
Title remainder
how to find & understand the law
Statement of responsibility
editors of Nolo
Contributor
Editor
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Learn how to research like a lawyer, locate the right legal authority online or in the library, put your results to work in the real world"--Cover
Has edition
Cataloging source
ORK
Illustrations
forms
Index
index present
LC call number
KF240
LC item number
.E45 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Nolo (Firm),
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legal research
  • Legal research
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Legal research : how to find & understand the law, editors of Nolo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Related web site is available; includes free legal updates, researching your legal issue online, articles and FAQs, profiles of lawyers in your area
  • "Over 30 years in print"--Cover
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes web resources (pages 339-342)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Finding legal resources
  • Where legal information is located
  • Primary sources and secondary sources
  • Looking for legal resources online
  • Legal research websites
  • 3.
  • Identifying your legal issue
  • How to approach your research
  • Is the issue civil or criminal
  • Figuring out the area of law you're researching
  • 1.
  • What resources will help you find what you need?
  • Figure out your legal research question
  • 4.
  • Finding and using secondary sources
  • Online resources
  • Self-help legal books
  • Legal encyclopedias
  • Form books
  • Practice manuals
  • Continuing legal education publications
  • Understanding the basics of the law
  • Law Reviews and other legal periodicals
  • Specialized loose-leaf materials
  • Treatises and monographs
  • Restatements of the law
  • 5.
  • Finding and using constitutions, statutes, regulations, and ordinances
  • Finding and using constitutions
  • Finding Federal statutes
  • Finding State statutes
  • Understanding and using Federal and State statutes
  • What is the law?
  • Finding and using regulations
  • Finding and using procedural statutes and rules
  • Finding and using local laws or ordinances
  • 6.
  • Finding cases
  • Using citations to find cases
  • Finding cases online
  • Finding cases in the law library
  • The
  • Next step
  • Sources of law
  • 7.
  • Using case law
  • What is a case?
  • How cases are published
  • How cases affect later disputes
  • 8.
  • Validating your research
  • Making sure it's "good law"
  • How to shepardize a case
  • Shepardizing statutes
  • State versus Federal law
  • Using Shepard's for research
  • 9.
  • Organizing and putting your legal research to use
  • Organizing your research
  • How to write a legal memorandum
  • Going to court
  • Finding and working with a lawyer
  • Glossary -- Appendix : Topic-specific research sites
  • The
  • Court System
  • 2.
Control code
1049809673
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
18th edition
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781413325645
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
forms
System control number
(OCoLC)1049809673
Label
Legal research : how to find & understand the law, editors of Nolo
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Related web site is available; includes free legal updates, researching your legal issue online, articles and FAQs, profiles of lawyers in your area
  • "Over 30 years in print"--Cover
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes web resources (pages 339-342)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Finding legal resources
  • Where legal information is located
  • Primary sources and secondary sources
  • Looking for legal resources online
  • Legal research websites
  • 3.
  • Identifying your legal issue
  • How to approach your research
  • Is the issue civil or criminal
  • Figuring out the area of law you're researching
  • 1.
  • What resources will help you find what you need?
  • Figure out your legal research question
  • 4.
  • Finding and using secondary sources
  • Online resources
  • Self-help legal books
  • Legal encyclopedias
  • Form books
  • Practice manuals
  • Continuing legal education publications
  • Understanding the basics of the law
  • Law Reviews and other legal periodicals
  • Specialized loose-leaf materials
  • Treatises and monographs
  • Restatements of the law
  • 5.
  • Finding and using constitutions, statutes, regulations, and ordinances
  • Finding and using constitutions
  • Finding Federal statutes
  • Finding State statutes
  • Understanding and using Federal and State statutes
  • What is the law?
  • Finding and using regulations
  • Finding and using procedural statutes and rules
  • Finding and using local laws or ordinances
  • 6.
  • Finding cases
  • Using citations to find cases
  • Finding cases online
  • Finding cases in the law library
  • The
  • Next step
  • Sources of law
  • 7.
  • Using case law
  • What is a case?
  • How cases are published
  • How cases affect later disputes
  • 8.
  • Validating your research
  • Making sure it's "good law"
  • How to shepardize a case
  • Shepardizing statutes
  • State versus Federal law
  • Using Shepard's for research
  • 9.
  • Organizing and putting your legal research to use
  • Organizing your research
  • How to write a legal memorandum
  • Going to court
  • Finding and working with a lawyer
  • Glossary -- Appendix : Topic-specific research sites
  • The
  • Court System
  • 2.
Control code
1049809673
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
18th edition
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781413325645
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
forms
System control number
(OCoLC)1049809673

Library Locations

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