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Principles of legal research

Olson, Kent C., author

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  • Creator by Kent C. Olson, Head of Research Services, University of Virginia Law Library
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Second edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2015]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 489 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780314286642, 0314286640
  • OCLC ocn911498121

Notes

  • "Successor to How to find the law ... published in nine editions between 1931 and 1989"--Preface.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-468) and indexes.

Contents

  • Introduction : context and process -- Constitutional law -- The legislature (1) : statutes -- The legislature (2) : legislative information -- The executive branch -- The judiciary (1) : introduction -- The judiciary (2) : case law sources -- The judiciary (3) : case research -- The judiciary (4) : other court information -- Secondary sources (1) : encyclopedias, restatements, and texts -- Secondary sources (2) : periodicals -- Reference resources -- International law -- The law of other countries
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