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    Author Cohen, Morris L., 1927-2010

    Title Legal research in a nutshell / by Morris L. Cohen, Kent C. Olson
    Imprint St. Paul, MN : West/Thomson, c2010

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    Edition 10th ed
    Descript xvii, 499 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
    Series West nutshell series
    Nutshell series
    Contents The research process -- Background and analysis -- Case law -- Statutes and constitutions -- Legislative information -- Administrative law -- Court rules and practice -- Specialized and nonlegal sources -- International law -- The law of other countries -- Appendix A. State legal research guides -- Appendix B. Major treatises and services by subject
    Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes
    Summary This text will introduce you to the dramatic transformation in legal research created by the electronic revolution. This edition focuses on using online databases, CD-ROM and Internet-based resources. The basic organization of our text mirrors the structure of both the law school curriculum and the legal literature. We begin with case law and statutes and then work out to secondary sources and other research tools. We also include discussion of international and comparative law materials.--From the publisher
    Subject Legal research -- United States
    Alt Author Olson, Kent C
    Spine Ti Legal research
    ISBN/ISSN 9780314264084 (pbk.)
    0314264086 (pbk.)


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