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Doing Legal Research

A Guide for Social Scientists and Mental Health Professionals (Applied Social Research Methods)

by Roberta A. Morris

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Social Sciences Research,
  • Mental Health,
  • Sociology,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Research,
  • Mental health personnel,
  • Social Science / Research,
  • United States,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Social scientists,
  • Reference,
  • Legal Research

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7908158M
    ISBN 100803934289
    ISBN 109780803934283


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Doing legal research to find the answer to your legal problem can be easy or hard or somewhere in between. There is no way to tell until you start doing the research, so take a deep breath and dive in. Legal research made simple. If you're searching for information in a real or virtual law library as a paralegal, law student, legal assistant, journalist, or lay person, finding and accessing the laws that you need to read can be a challenge.

Turn to Legal Research, which outlines a systematic method to find answers and get results/5(7). With coverage of key topics such as research analytical principles, legal research, legal analysis, and legal writing, this popular book covers the information readers need to know in order to find, access, apply, and analyze legal materials.4/5(36).

This book shows you how to conduct reliable legal research, analyze the results, and write clear memoranda and other legal documents that are on-point and well supported.

In addition to an easy-to-read format, this student favorite offers hypothetical scenarios, examples, and exercises that clarify the important work paralegals do every day to help law offices and legal Cited by: 4.

Legal Research. Nolo knows the law. We also know that finding it can be challenging. That's why we provide expert guidance on the research process in plain-English.

In Legal Research: How to Find & Understand the Law, you’ll get step-by-step instructions explaining how to narrow a legal issue so that you don’t waste valuable search time.

Step #1:Legal Research Process Secondary Sources: Sources of information that describe or interpret the law, such as legal treatises, law review articles, and other scholarly legal writings, cited by lawyers to persuade a court to reach a particular decision in a case, but which the court is not obligated to follow.

Legal researchers are encouraged to begin with secondary sources such as law review articles or treatises, which are likely to lead to specific primary law such as statutory references or case citations.

Primary law citations can then lead the researcher to additional primary law, or even back to additional helpful secondary : AJ Blechner. promulgated under the law, law review articles about the law and other research are two annotated versions of the US Code: United States Code Annotated (USCA) and United States Code Service (USCS).

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Doing Legal Research will enable researchers and practitioners to develop a proficiency in using legal materials by describing how to use the law library to find, cite, and track cases; statutes passed by the. Book. Doing Legal Research. Book. Back to Top.

Methods Map. Dependent variables. Explore the Methods Map. Related Content. Justice and Peace: Doing a Comparative, Statistica A Multilevel. Introduction to Legal Research This book takes the reader into what is unchartered territory for most social scientists and mental health practitioners—the law library.

Although legal research skills are. The topics cycle between researching United States case law, federal statutes, and federal regulations. If you'd like more guidance about how to conduct legal research or tips on federal legal research, the nation's law.

Being able to research in an effective manner is an essential skill whether you are a student or in practice. The primary aim of conducting clear and methodical legal research is finding the answer to a legal. Legal research may include finding a form, locating a rule, identifying a statute, gaining background information on a regulation.

If years ago, legal research was a book-based process, nowadays. Legal research is expensive, but there are a number of free alternatives available.

Aside from running over to the law library at the local courthouse or law school, or hiring law students with subscription access to Westlaw and Lexis, your options can sometimes be limiting. However, the trend is moving away from traditional hard copy books.

This guide contains selected free online legal research resources related to United States federal and state materials. These resources can be a great way to get started with your research when you don't.

Computerized legal research is now viewed by many as a cost of doing business and not a client recoverable cost. The Slow Evolution. Billing clients for computer-assisted legal research was commonplace when Lexis and Westlaw were first introduced in the legal research.

Legal research is generally the process of finding an answer to a legal question or checking for legal precedent that can be cited in a brief or at trial. Sometimes, legal research can help determine whether a legal issue is a "case of first impression" that is unregulated or lacks legal .