A Practical Guide to Legal Research

Jay Sanderson, Drossos Stamboulakis, Kim Kelly

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A Practical Guide to Legal Research remains the most practical, concise and accessible guide to legal research. It presents the essential skills of legal research in Australian Law and International Law, and provides focused examples that allow readers immediate practice and the chance to develop their legal research skills.

The Guide moves logically through the process of legal research by actually showing the reader how to do legal research. It is, therefore, an ideal resource for law students, legal information professionals and legal professionals.

Readers can choose to read the guide from cover-to-cover or dip in and out of it to find specific information or skills (eg, finding and updating cases and legislation). Each chapter covers a particular type of legal resource or jurisdiction, providing general discussion and commentary, with specific search strategies and examples, as well as discussion of both subscription and free services. The Guide has two parts: Part I Researching Australian Law; and Part II Researching International Law.

The book is an invaluable reference for all those studying law and in legal practice.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherThomson Lawbook Co
ISBN (Electronic)9780455244525
ISBN (Print)9780455244518
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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