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The Legal Research Plan and the Research Log: An Examination of the Role of the Research Plan and Research Log in the Research Process


Caroline Osborne


Washington and Lee University - Library

April 2, 2012

Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-15

Abstract:     
This paper reviews the current status of the concept of the legal research plan. It summarizes the basic elements of the legal research plan, reviews the current literature and recommends a design of a plan for use in first year legal research programs and by novice researchers. Also, it considers the use of the research log in the research process.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 26

Keywords: legal research plan, legal research, legal research instruction, legal research log, structured approach to legal research

JEL Classification: K10


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Date posted: April 2, 2012 ; Last revised: August 23, 2016

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Osborne, Caroline, The Legal Research Plan and the Research Log: An Examination of the Role of the Research Plan and Research Log in the Research Process (April 2, 2012). Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-15. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2033236 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2033236

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Washington and Lee University - Library ( email )
United States
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