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Effective Legal Research

Effective Legal Research
4th Edition
Series:  Legal Skills Series
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Reference
ISBN:  9780414051911
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  19 Feb 2016
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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Effective Legal Research is a practical and detailed guide to researching and tracing legal information - essential skills that all law students need to master in order to succeed in their legal studies and future careers. This valuable text:
  • Helps users find the material they need with the minimum of effort, and to use it with confidence – essential skills for every law student
  • Presents the information in a step-by-step format, leading the reader through the world of legal research from using a law library to searching online
  • Includes coverage of current awareness websites and legal blogs, including Westlaw UK, Lexis Nexis Professional, BAILII, Europa and TSO
  • Uses examples from Law Reports, Acts, Halsbury's, Current Law, Hansard and European materials from the Official Journal, Eur-Lex and the European Court of Justice
  • Contains Tip Boxes highlighting important points to remember
  • Appendices include Abbreviations list of Reports, Series and Journals, Summary of Sources for English Law, Online Sources of Scots, Northern Ireland and International Law

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  • Chapter 1 Making the most of a law library
  • Chapter 2 Using online sources of law
  • Chapter 3 Law reports
  • Chapter 4 Legislation
  • Chapter 5 Journals
  • Chapter 6 UK official publications
  • Chapter 7 How to find information on a subject
  • Chapter 8 European Union law

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