Summary: For clear and accessible step-by-step instruction on the basics of legal research, you can count on this thorough revision of a popular paperback text, Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies.
In addition to teaching critical legal skills, the author fosters confidence through:
A building-block approach that breaks the material into discrete and comprehensible parts;
Self-contained chapters on individual research sources and the research pr ...show moreocess that remain useful regardless of how a professor teaches research;
Comprehensive coverage of electronic research that allows professors to introduce as much - or as little - of the topic as they choose;
End-of-chapter checklists, clear examples, and summary charts to reinforce learning and facilitate teaching;
Helpful graphics -such as sample pages and examples of research sources - throughout the text;
Revised and updated coverage of electronic legal research, reflecting the many developments in this area;
Updated citation sections now include the ALWD Citation Manual;
More information on state statutes;
New coverage of procedural rules. ...show less
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