Legal Research

How to Find & Understand the Law
by Stephen Elias & Editors of Nolo
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Publisher: NOLO

Publication Date: August 13, 2018

ISBN: 9781413325652

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Legal Research: Take the law into your own hands

Do you have legal questions at home, at work, or as part of law-related course work? Legal Research provides everything you need, laying out easy-to-follow research methods that will help you find the right answers. Find out how to:

locate and understand statutes, regulations, and cases

make sure your research is 100% up to date

organize your research results into a memorandum of law for use at school, at work, or in court.

Completely updated for the 17th edition, Legal Research shows how to use the Web to find statutes, cases, background information, and answers to specific legal questions. Even more important, you’ll be guided to the most reliable and user-friendly sites, so you won’t drown in an information flood. Lots of examples and easy-to-understand instructions teach you how to use all the basic legal research tools, including:

Internet search engines

reliable free legal websites

legal encyclopedias, periodicals, and treatises

annotated legal codes and statutes

published reports of state and federal court cases

case digests and Shepard’s Citations

the best legal blogs