Learn to conduct legal research without wasting time or duplicating effort! This one-of-a-kind text covers every phase of
the legal research process and includes examples, illustrations, and assignments based on real-life cases. Practical information
in every chapter shows you how to identify key facts and issues in a case, how to conduct statutory and case law research
and analysis, as well as how to brief cases, research secondary authority, conduct electronic legal research and counteranalysis,
and cite authority. Designed to help you develop an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of legal research, the book
guides you through each step in the research process, including how to determine what to research, how to identify key facts
and terms, what to look for when researching, what to do with the research once it is found, and how to organize research.
You'll also find extensive coverage of primary and secondary research sources, including Internet and computer research, citation
format, and case law analysis.