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Where the law is : an introduction to advanced legal research

Armstrong, J. D. S. (Joanne D. S.), author

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  • Creator J.D.S. Armstrong, Associate Director, Arthur W. Diamond Law Library, Columbia University School of Law; Christopher A. Knott, Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Information Services and Technology, Wake Forest University School of Law; R. Martin Witt, Head of Public Services, Arthur W. Diamond Law Library, Columbia Universit School of Law
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Fifth edition. St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2018] ©2018
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  • Physical Details
    • xvi, 266 pages ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9781683285250, 1683285255
  • OCLC on1000582299


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Advanced legal research : getting started -- Statutes -- Legislative history -- Introducing secondary sources : law review articles -- Cases -- Introducing secondary sources : treatises and other overviews -- Introducing secondary sources : form books and jury instructions -- Administrative law research -- Introducing secondary sources : looseleaf services -- Court rules -- Legal ethics research -- Foreign law research -- International law research -- Municipal law research -- Where the law is -- Appendix. Selected legal research guides for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia