Strategic Legal Research (Aspen Select) (Paperback)
Strategic Legal Research describes a step-by-step process for achieving effective research results with an eye toward the bottom line. Geared for those entering practice, it guides the reader through each stage of a successful research strategy: receiving the research assignment, analyzing the issue and generating a list of key words, choosing the best research sources for the situation at hand, devising an appropriate search of the resources selected, and analyzing the results. It describes the advantages and disadvantages of the research resources used in practice today. Throughout, Strategic Legal Research emphasizes that, in today's legal environment, successful research is measured not only by its results but also by the time spent and costs sustained to achieve them. This third edition has been updated to reflect enhancements by electronic providers.