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Legal research : step by step /
Margaret Kerr, JoAnn Kurtz, Arlene Blatt.
edition
Revised Fourth Edition.
imprint
Toronto, Canada : Emond Montgomery Publications, 2018.
description
xvii, 314 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
ISBN
9781772553277 (softcover)
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imprint
Toronto, Canada : Emond Montgomery Publications, 2018.
isbn
9781772553277 (softcover)
contents note
Part I Introduction to legal research. The basics of legal research -- Part II Source of Canadian law. Statutes -- Regulations -- Cases -- Part III Thinking about legal research. How to analyze a fact situation -- Preparing for and performing research -- Part IV Working with legal research sources. Paper research sources -- Computerized sources -- Computer searches using keywords -- Part V Using a legal encyclopedia to find a general statement of law. Legal encyclopedias : paper -- Legal encyclopedias : computerized -- Part VI Finding and updating statutes, regulations, and cases. Finding and updating statutes and regulations -- Finding and updating cases -- Part VII Putting it all together. A sample research problem : from start to finish -- Legal writing.
abstract
"This book offers students a comprehensive guide to conducting legal research in paralegal and law clerk programs."--
"This text-workbook helps paralegal and law clerk students identify legal issues, analyze fact situations, and navigate various legal resources in both paper and computerized forms. The text has been updated and revised to incorporate recent changes to computerized legal research sources and discusses effective keyword searching -- an essential skill for using online sources to find legal information. The fourth edition now includes many precedents and screenshots to help readers easily navigate secondary sources such as Halsbury's Laws of Canada. Also new to the fourth redition is a step-by-step guide on how to answer a legal problem -- from start to finish -- using paper and computerized sources"--Publisher description.
catalogue key
11477670
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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