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Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers Dr. Karen Fullerton

Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers By Dr. Karen Fullerton

Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers by Dr. Karen Fullerton


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The only up-to-date legal skills text dedicated to Scots law, this title provides advice on effective and efficient research techniques for both paper and electronic information sources. This book addresses specifically Scottish materials as well as UK wide, European and international materials, covering all areas of law relevant to the Scots lawyer.

Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers Summary

Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers by Dr. Karen Fullerton

Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers edition 2 is a fully revised edition of this user-friendly guide to researching Scots law. The only up-to-date legal skills text dedicated to Scots law, this title provides advice on effective and efficient research techniques for both paper and electronic information sources. Information sources available to Scots lawyers are constantly evolving. Electronic and paper-based information sources are both detailed, along with search strategies and techniques that assist in effective location of relevant material. The author evaluates the properties of each information source, enabling you to assess their usefulness and validity in relation to your own work and studies. This book addresses specifically Scottish materials as well as UK wide, European and international materials, covering all areas of law relevant to the Scots lawyer. Additionally the book addresses research skills, including; the investigation process; how to read, evaluate and reference the material researched; and how to make use of research findings to produce high quality pieces of work. Contains certain features to ensure ease of use and fast information retrieval: *Worked examples, exercises, diagrams and screen shots aid explanation *Extensive cross-referencing enables you to move quickly and easily around the text. *Symbols used throughout to indicate paper or electronic sources *Summaries of search strategies are contained in an Appendix for quick reference *Online updates help to keep you informed of recent developments Not only of interest to students, this book will also be helpful to practitioners, especially those seeking guidance on today s electronic sources of information.

Table of Contents

*Table of Regnal Years *Introduction *Using Electronic Resources for Legal Research *An Introduction to Cases *Search Strategies for Finding Cases *Legislation *Search Strategies for Finding UK Parliament Legislation *Search Strategies for Finding Scottish Parliament Legislation (Pre-1707 and Post 1999) *Information Sources of Relevance to the Scots Lawyer *UK-Wide Legal Information Sources Which Exclude Scots Law *EC Law *International Law *Topic Based Research and the Legal Investigation Process *Making Effective Use of Information *How to Use Your Research to Produce High Quality Work *Appendix 1 Summary of Search Strategies for Finding Legal Information with Paragraph Numbers for Easy Reference *Appendix II Law Library Exercise *Appendix III Electronic Resource Exercise

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GOR001916553
9780414015890
0414015894
Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers by Dr. Karen Fullerton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
20070930
368
N/A
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