Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Legal research & writing
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2015-05-22
ISBN: 
9780779864997
Carswell

The Practical Guide to Canadian Legal Research, Fourth Edition

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The Practical Guide to Canadian Legal Research, Fourth Edition is an essential guidebook to legal research that introduces users to the various legal research materials available to lawyers, law students, law clerks, and legal academics. It teaches readers efficient legal research skills, and acts as a reference source by providing some of the essential background required to research specific areas of the law.

Along with detailed research strategies, a comprehensive checklist is included. This edition provides in-depth information on such key secondary sources as Canadian legal encyclopedias and the Canadian Abridgment, in addition to books and periodicals. Case law along with statutes and the Constitution are also discussed in detail. Electronic tools are covered throughout the book. Expanded chapters on American and U.K. Legal research as well as new information on Quebec, Australia, and New Zealand provide additional information to the researcher. A chapter on writing guidelines and a selective bibliography round out and complete this key research tool.

Carswell

The Practical Guide to Canadian Legal Research, Fourth Edition

Availability: In Stock

Description

The Practical Guide to Canadian Legal Research, Fourth Edition is an essential guidebook to legal research that introduces users to the various legal research materials available to lawyers, law students, law clerks, and legal academics. It teaches readers efficient legal research skills, and acts as a reference source by providing some of the essential background required to research specific areas of the law.

Along with detailed research strategies, a comprehensive checklist is included. This edition provides in-depth information on such key secondary sources as Canadian legal encyclopedias and the Canadian Abridgment, in addition to books and periodicals. Case law along with statutes and the Constitution are also discussed in detail. Electronic tools are covered throughout the book. Expanded chapters on American and U.K. Legal research as well as new information on Quebec, Australia, and New Zealand provide additional information to the researcher. A chapter on writing guidelines and a selective bibliography round out and complete this key research tool.