Fundamentals of legal research

Barkan, Steven M

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  • Rev. ed. of: Fundamentals of legal research /Roy M. Mersky and Donald J. Dunn. 8th ed.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • An introduction to legal research -- The legal research process -- Communicating research results through writing -- Court reports -- Federal court reports -- State court reports and the National Reporter System -- Digests for court reports -- Constitutional law and the Supreme Court of the United States -- Federal legislation -- Federal legislative histories -- State and municipal legislation -- Court rules and procedure -- Administrative law -- Looseleaf services -- Citators -- Legal encyclopedias -- American Law Reports (A.L.R.) -- Legal periodicals and indexes -- Treatises, restatements, uniform laws, and model acts -- Practice materials and other resources -- International law -- Legal research in the United Kingdom -- Electronic legal research -- Legal citation form -- Federal tax research -- Appendices
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