Current Law Index 2016

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Author: Gale

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9781410312617

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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Current Law Index is a monthly publication that contains coverage of more than 900 key law journals, legal newspapers and specialty publications from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. These sources provide
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A Guide to Sources of Information on the National Labor Relations Board

Author: Gordon T. Law

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780815303824

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 292

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The volume offers a concise history of the National Labor Relations Board from its inception in 1935, an overview of late 20th century case law, and a bibliographic essay of selected secondary literature about the board. It explains how to find law review literature on specific cases and aspects of the law. The printed and electronic sources for rulings of the board and courts are explained as well as how to find relevant government documents containing information published by and about the board. Sources of manuscript information (for example unpublished case files and papers of key individuals who shaped the history of the board) are identified. An appendix lists members of the board over time with their party affiliation.
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Social Science Reference Sources

A Practical Guide

Author: Tze-chung Li

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313304835

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 495

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Now in its third edition, this essential guide to basic reference sources in the social sciences provides evaluative entries for approximately 1,600 works in anthropology, business, economics, education, geography, history, law, political science, psychology, and sociology. The first part of the book includes chapters on general sources, while the second contains chapters on reference works in particular disciplines. Most titles published before 1980, which appear in the second edition, have been dropped, while a large number of electronic sources, including more than 200 web sites, have been added. In recognition of the proliferation of electronic information resources, the volume provides brief descriptions of the features and search methods of several online vendors.
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Legal Research Explained

Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454883510

Category: Law

Page: 448

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Legal Research Explained provides a building-block approach to the fundamentals of legal research for paralegal students. The fundamentals of legal research for paralegal students. The text is divided into five separate sections, as follows: 1) conducting legal research using primary authorities; 2) conducting legal research using secondary authorities and other research aids; 3) electronic and computer resources; 4) legal citation form and validating authorities; and 5) "putting it all together," providing a final overview of the legal research process. Although based on the legal research section of author Deborah Bouchoux's highly successful Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals, the material in Legal Research Explained is modified and condensed to fit a legal research-only course. All-new research assignments in each chapter give students practice with both conventional print resources and on-line sources. Helpful charts, diagrams, and sample pages from research resources help students understand complex topics. In addition, Practice Tips in each chapter offer realistic and helpful suggestions for workplace success and Ethics notes are included throughout the book. Key Features: New research assignments New practice tips in several chapters Discussion of new titles added to the United States Code Discussion of new website GovInfo for free, official, and authenticated documents from all three branches of the government. Discussion of new sources for conducting research, such as the Law Review Commons (Chapter 6), which provides free access to thousands of law review articles. Discussion of new tools such as Lexis for Microsoft Office and Thomson Reuters's Drafting Assistant Extensively revised discussion of computer-assisted legal research in Chapter 8 New information on practical concerns in citing to the Internet in Chapter 9 Revamped discussion of citation form (Chapter 10) The information relating to Shepardizing using print volumes of Shepard's has been moved from Chapter 11 to its own back-of-the-book Appendix Information on new research management tools such as Zotero, Juris-M, and Evernote An in-depth Instructor's Manual includes an overview of the text, sample syllabi, tips on teaching strategies, chapter-by-chapter resource information, answer keys for all assignments, and a Test Bank.
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Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals

Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454843179

Category: Law

Page: 850

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A clear, well-organized text for the introductory legal research and writing course, designed specifically for paralegal students.
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Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing

Author: William H. Putman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766854550

Category: Law

Page: 659

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Paralegals find that they are being called upon to perform increasingly complex tasks, and Legal Research, Writing and Analysis will give them the knowledge and comfort level they need to confidently conduct their work. This text helps paralegal students and law students understand primary and secondary authority, identify and state issues, apply case law and perform counteranalysis. Particular focus is placed on the writing process, including such subject areas of fundamentals of writing, the legal writing process, office legal memoranda, court briefs and correspondence. This information is offered in a user-friendly format using examples and hypotheticals to illustrate the concepts. A Web site related to the text provides students the convenience of accessing assignments on line.
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International and Foreign Legal Research

A Coursebook. Second edition

Author: Marci Hoffman,Mary Rumsey

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9004204814

Category: Law

Page: 412

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International and Foreign Legal Research: A Coursebook, second edition by Hoffman and Rumsey, now in a second edition, is designed for classes in foreign and international legal research. Topics covered in the book range from treaty research to chapters on particular subjects of international law. Coverage also includes chapters on researching foreign and comparative law as well as major international organizations, including the UN and the EU.
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The Republic of China on Taiwan

A Selectively Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Legal Materials (1965-1986)

Author: Constance A. Johnson

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788185724

Category:

Page: 54

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This annotated bibliography lists English-language materials about the law of the Republic of China (ROC) published between 1965 and 1986. In addition to works on Chinese law, items about Taiwan's international status and the effect of the recognition by the U.S. of the People's Republic of China (PRC) are included. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically, with a topical index that cross references articles and books under more than one subject heading where appropriate. A list of legal texts in English translation is appended.
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An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States

Author: Edward Allan Farnsworth,Steve Sheppard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0199733104

Category: Law

Page: 227

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An excellent introduction or refresher in the United States legal system for all,especially students and foreign audiences.
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Legal Research: How to Find and Understand the Law

Author: Suzanne McKie

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135317534

Category: Law

Page: 300

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Many students and first-time practitioners may know of certain legal textbooks which cover a certain area, but do not know where to look to update the knowledge these books provide. Similarly, a legal problem may arise which is not generally covered by such books. This work deals with how to find the answers, how to update an answer, how to discover if those cases have been applied since judgement was given, how to find statutes and regulators, and how to research and understand the law.
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Legal Information: what it is and where to find it

Author: Peter Clinch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135476500

Category: Law

Page: 120

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The guide clearly and concisely shows how to source legal information, and how to deal with legal databases and the need-it-now demands of the marketplace. This second edition has been fully revised and updated, and will include for the first time: Internet addresses for the leading law information sites (both free and subscriber-only), and information on the law publications/Internet sites of the newly formed Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly. Contents: Introduction; Finding and using a law collection; The literature of law in the British Isles; The literature of law in selected countries outside the British Isles; Contacts.
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Finding Legal Information

A Guide to Print and Electronic Sources

Author: David Pester

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1780630581

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 308

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Given the vast amount of legal information available, it is sometimes very difficult - and certainly very time consuming - to know where to start looking for the specific information you require. This book, covering the most up-to-date information sources (printed and electronic), helps guide the reader towards the information they need. It is an accessible and easy-to-use directory of legal information sources for librarians, lawyers, students and anyone needing legal information. The book covers mainly British and European Union law and includes general material and the main subject areas, including online and internet sources. It also lists reference material, such as legal dictionaries and directories. The book is essentially a directory of information sources, with publishing details (including ISBN), and short comments where useful. Electronic sources are mentioned where relevant, with details of scope and any limitations of coverage. Comprehensive and up-to-date (covering electronic sources and important legal developments, including civil procedure and human rights) Covers the massive expansion of information on the web and online services Based on the author’s considerable experience – thus, he has gained a detailed and wide ranging understanding and appreciation of users’ needs and areas of interest
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12 entry points to legal research

a user friendly system

Author: Berton E. Ballard

Publisher: Be Ballard Pub Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 375

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This is a workbook intended for use by the prelaw or beginning law student. Among the main sources with which the reader is familiarized are the Index to Legal Periodicals, Current Law Index, American Jurisprudence 2d, Corpus Juris Secundum, Words & Phrases, American Law Reports, U.S. Code Annotated, Code of Federal Regulations, & the Eighth Decennial Digest.
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Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks

Author: Mr. Robert C. Effros

Publisher: International Monetary Fund

ISBN: 1455278025

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 489

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Volume II, edited by Robert C. Effros, contains the collected views of banking and legal expers, gathered at the second IMF-sponsored seminar of central banks general counsels. Matters of both international and domestic concern are addressed. The contributors analyze topics ranging from concepts of international monetary law to aspects of the debt crisis and the role of the international financial institutions; banking development in the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and elsewhere; developments in the payments systems; and measures to counter money laundering.
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