Researching the Law: Finding What You Need When You Need It (2nd Edition) (Aspen Coursebooks)
Concise new title by the top author in legal research. Focusesonpre-and post-search analysis for effectively filtering vastamounts of material. Teaches students how to identify the mostpertinent and authoritative information to solve a legalproblem.Features:Concise, reasonably priced new title from the top legalresearch author.Approaches legal research as a filtering process to identifythe most pertinent and authoritative information from vast searchresults.Part I: Explains how to define a research question; pre-filtercontent before beginning a search; conduct research; and establishpost-search criteria for filtering results.Part II: Describes essential features of individual sources ofauthority and search strategies unique to each source.Part III: Contains research flowcharts to help students planresearch strategy for different types of research projects.Contains all information students need to learn fundamentalprinciples of legal research. Can also be used to complement othertexts and classroom materials.Not simply a shorter version of Basic Legal Research.Looks at research as a process of filtering the availableinformation, rather than as a process that requires first choosingthe right source of authority to solve a legal problem.