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Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies, Seventh Edition

Amy E. Sloan


  • ISBN: 9781454899204

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 3/15/2018
    Paperback + CasebookConnect: 9781454894018
    Loose-leaf + CasebookConnect: 9781454893806
    Rental + CasebookConnect: 9781454895879
    Digital Only CasebookConnect: 9781454899204

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)

    Summary of Contents


    CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Legal Research
    CHAPTER 2 Generating Search Terms
    CHAPTER 3 Evaluating Search Options
    CHAPTER 4 Secondary Source Research
    CHAPTER 5 Case Research
    CHAPTER 6 Research with Citators
    CHAPTER 7 Statutory Research
    CHAPTER 8 Federal Legislative History Research
    CHAPTER 9 Federal Administrative Law Research
    CHAPTER 10 Online Legal Research
    CHAPTER 11 Developing a Research Plan
    APPENDIX A Selected Online Research Resources


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  • Author Information

    Amy E. Sloan

    Sloan joined the University of Baltimore School of Law faculty as professor of law in 2001. From 2001 until 2010, she led the Legal Skills Program jointly with Eric B. Easton. Prior to joining the faculty, she taught at The George Washington University Law School, where she directed the Legal Research and Writing Program, and at the Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law. She served as an associate of the George Washington Law Review and as a law clerk to the Hon. William M. Nickerson and the Hon. Edward S. Northrop at the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

    As Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Sloan manages academic matters within the school, including scheduling courses, advising students, working with adjunct faculty, and advising the dean and the faculty on curricular matters.

    Sloan's scholarly interests include legal research and writing, classical and contemporary rhetoric, and appellate practice. She is active in the Association of Legal Writing Directors and is a member of the Pennsylvania and District of Columbia bars.

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