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Author Clinch, Peter
Title Legal Information : what it is and where to find it
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2000
©2004
book jacket
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (119 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Note Front Cover -- Legal Information: What it is and Where to Find it -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Finding and using a law collection -- 2.1 Finding a law collection -- 2.2 What to know before you start law research -- 2.3 Jurisdiction -- 2.4 Legal systems -- 2.5 Keeping up to date -- 2.6 Unpublished material -- 2.7 Abbreviations and citations -- 2.8 Understanding legal terminology -- 3. The literature of law in the British Isles -- 3.1 Types of law material -- 3.2 England and Wales -- 3.2.1. Acts -- 3.2.2 Secondary legislation -- 3.2.3 Case law -- 3.2.4 Extra-legal sources -- 3.2.5 Secondary sources -- 3.3 Scotland -- 3.4 Northern Ireland -- 3.5 Republic of Ireland -- 3.6 Isle of Man -- 3.7 Channel Islands -- 4. The literature of law in selected countries outside the British Isles -- 4.1 European Community -- 4.2 European Court of Human Rights -- 4.3 Other European countries -- 4.4 Australia -- 4.5 Canada -- 4.6 United States -- 4.7 International Law -- 4.8 Conclusion -- 5. Finding legal information on the internet -- 5.1 Web search engines -- 5.2 Meta-search services -- 5.3 Classified subject lists -- 5.4 Link pages
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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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Clinch, Peter Legal Information: What It Is and Where to Find It London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2000 9780851424453
Subject Legal research.;Law -- Abstracting and indexing.;Law -- Abstracting and indexing -- Great Britain.;Legal research -- Great Britain
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