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Legal Research  and Writing : Essentials of Canadian Law - Ted Tjaden

Legal Research and Writing

Essentials of Canadian Law

Paperback Published: January 2005
ISBN: 9781552210987
Number Of Pages: 368

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This book seeks to explain the practical skills needed for print and online legal research and for legal writing. It provides a current and comprehensive look at the topic, consolidating information on legal research and writing into one handy, easy-to-use resource. The book is written for both the seasoned practitioner, seeking to add the latest techniques to their research arsenal, and for the beginning law student who faces a bewildering array of information. It includes chapters on legal research malpractice and the acquisition of research resources, as well as expanded coverage of Internet law-related resources. Author Ted Tjaden is the Coordinator of Information Services at the Bora Laskin Law Library, and Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. He teaches both introductory and advanced legal research at the Faculty of Law and a graduate course legal librarianship in the Faculty of Information Studies.

List of Figures List of Tables Preface Introduction to Legal Research and Writing Secondary Legal Resources Researching Legislation Researching Case Law Legal Research on the Internet Legal Research Databases and CD-ROMs International and Foreign Legal Research Legal Research by Topic Selecting and Acquiring Legal Resources Legal Research and Writing Malpractice Legal Writing Putting It All Together--A Sample Research Problem and Memorandum of Law Glossary Table of Cases Index

ISBN: 9781552210987
ISBN-10: 1552210987
Series: Essentials of Canadian Law
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: January 2005
Publisher: Irwin Law Inc
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised