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This research guide introduces users to the legal research process. If you're new to legal research, it's best to follow this guide step-by-step. The amount of time you focus on each particular step will depend on your research assignment and your instructor's directions. If you have any questions about this guide or need additional legal research assistance, feel free to reach out to the McKeldin Library's subject specialist for law.
Legal Research in a Nutshell by Morris L. Cohen; Kent OlsonFinding and using legal resources effectively is an essential skill for lawyers. This comprehensive but succinct guide covers major Internet resources as well as online databases and library materials, with almost a hundred illustrations of print and online sources.