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The purpose of this guide is to aid law students in achieving success in their academic endeavors and to develop skills useful to their future practice of law.
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Print Books on Legal Research in the Study Aids Collection - Main Floor

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Legal Research in a Nutshell - Kent Olson; Morris Cohen
Call Number: STUDY AIDS AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS - MAIN FLOOR KF240 .C54 2016
ISBN: 9781634604628
Publication Date: 2016-02-24

 

Online Titles from the West Academic Study Aids Collection

Click the link below to go directly to the Property Law Study Aids from within the database:

LEGAL RESEARCH STUDY AIDS FROM WEST ACADEMIC

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CALI Lessons

There are a number of CALI lessons and podcasts available that address academic skills in the area of Legal Research.  To go directly to a lesson, click on a link below.  Otherwise, from www.cali.org, click on Lessons and then navigate to "Legal Research" in the First Year Lesson Topics. 

NOTE:  You will need to have created a CALI account to access these lessons.  If you need the authorization code, please contact any librarian or visit the Circulation or Reference Desk.

Introduction to Secondary Resources

Legal Encyclopedias

Using the Restatements of the Law

American Law Reports

Introduction to State and Federal Statutes

Forms of Federal Statutory Publication

Finding Statutes

How to Find Case Law Using the Digests

Updating/Validating Case Law Using Citators

Updating Federal and State Statutes

Using Citators as Finding Tools

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