Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies [Connected Casebook] (Aspen Coursebook)

Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies [Connected Casebook] (Aspen Coursebook)

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  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business; 6 edition (July 27, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 145485040X
  • EAN: 9781454850403
  • Item Dimensions: 7.0 x 0.9 x 10.0 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds

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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive ACCESS to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes – portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency.

This best-selling coursebook on legal research is known for its clear, step-by-step instruction in the basics. Using a building-block approach, Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies, Sixth Edition breaks material into discrete, readily comprehensible parts. Self-contained chapters on sources make the book flexible for any type of legal research course. Useful pedagogy throughout the text includes end-of-chapter checklists, clear examples, and summary charts. Helpful sample pages and examples of research sources guide students through the presentation, and an accompanying workbook provides exercises to test comprehension.

Key Features of the Sixth Edition:

  • Updated sample pages, screen shots, and references to research sources
  • Completely revised material throughout, providing thorough instruction in the features and use of the main research platforms. Its updated coverage includes WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law.
  • More emphasis on state statutory research

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Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics.               


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