Thorough Academic Legal Research Will Improve Your Papers
Student Lawyer, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 8-9, October 2009
2 Pages Posted: 23 Oct 2009
Date Written: October 22, 2009
When writing their first academic papers for law school, law students will quickly discover that academic legal research is a bit different than the legal research needed for a motion or a brief. Written for Student Lawyer Magazine, this column discusses some of the helpful tools and techniques used in academic legal research. Topics discussed include the use of law librarians, finding a topic, the literature review, interdisciplinary research, and fifty-state surveys.
Keywords: legal research, academic legal research, research papers, law librarians
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