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Research Guides

The librarians at the LRC have created research guides that can help you decipher a case citation, figure out how to use the ALRs, and use the other research tools that you'll be using to complete your Lawyering Skills assignments.

Additional Guides

There are additional guides that offer suggestions for properly conducting legal research.

 

Helpful Books on Legal Research

If you need basic information about legal research, then try looking at materials such as:

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Legal Research - Kent C. Olson
Call Number: LRC Reserve KF240 .C683 2013
ISBN: 0314286659
Publication Date: 2013-05-23

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Fundamentals of Legal Research - Steven Barkan; Barbara Bintliff; Mary Whisner
Call Number: LRC Reserve (KF240 .B37 2015) plus 1 more
ISBN: 1609300564
Publication Date: 2015-03-27

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Basic Legal Research - Amy E. Sloan
Call Number: LRC Reference Desk (KF240 .S585 2012) plus 1 more
ISBN: 1454808470
Publication Date: 2012-06-01

The Legal Research Dictionary: from Advance sheets to Pocket Parts - Elyse H. Fox
Call Number: LRC Reference (KF240 .L42 2006)
ISBN: 0941991024
Publication Date: 2006-01-31

 

Audio/Video Resources

For audio/video resources that discuss legal research, there are:

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Berring on Legal Research - Robert C. Berring
Call Number: LRC Reading Room (KF240 .B445 2006)
ISBN: 0314176047
Publication Date: 2006-09-04

 
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