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Don't Underestimate the Importance of Statutes


Shawn G. Nevers


Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

November 16, 2011

Student Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 18-19, October 2011

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Written for Student Lawyer magazine, this column focuses on the importance of statutes in legal research. While law school focuses heavily on case law, law students must understand the role of statutes and how to research them properly. In addition to emphasizing the importance of statutes, this column examines some of the important aspects of statutory research including annotations, indexes, and statutory scheme.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 2

Keywords: legal research, statutes, index, annotations, legal research instruction, statutory research

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Date posted: November 18, 2011  

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Nevers, Shawn G., Don't Underestimate the Importance of Statutes (November 16, 2011). Student Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 18-19, October 2011. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1960779

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Shawn G. Nevers (Contact Author)
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School ( email )
430 JRCB
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
United States
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