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Legal Research: How to Find and Understand the Law


356 pages. By Stephen Elias & the Editors of Nolo (18th Edition, 2018).

Legal Research is a comprehensive and easy to understand guide on researching the law and what it means. It explains case law, statutes, digests and much more, and it includes information on how to do legal research on the internet. It also contains review questions and practice research problems. This book is ideal for pro se litigants, paralegals and law students, and it is a must for libraries.

From the Publisher:

Legal Research provides a systematic research method to find answers and get results; whether you're looking for background information, seeking a specific regulation or case; or searching for a complete answer to a complex legal question. Learn how to read and understand statutes, regulations and cases; check your research to make sure it's up to date, then organize your research results into a memorandum of law.. "Or ... skip the library and go to the Net! You can tackle many research tasks by going online. With the seventh edition of Legal Research, Nolo shows you how to use the Web to find statutes, cases, background information and answers to specific legal questions.

What People Are Saying

This book remains the best single the mysterious world of legal research.

Law Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, Robert C. Berring

ISBN-10: 1413325645
ISBN-13: 978-1413325645