A Methodical Approach to Legal Research: The Legal Research Plan, an Essential Tool for Today’s Law Student and New Attorney

Conference Location

Harvard

Author

Osborne, Caroline L.

Full Citation

Caroline L. Osborne, A Methodical Approach to Legal Research: The Legal Research Plan, an Essential Tool for Today’s Law Student and New Attorney, 32 LEGAL REFERENCE SERVICES Q. 54 (2013).

Version

Published

Annotation/Abstract

This article lays out an approach to teaching legal research through an examination of historical and contemporary approaches to legal research and research instruction. It discusses creating a research plan and reviews the most commonly used legal research texts. It concludes with sample research assignments and assessment tools.

Conference Year

2012