Don't Underestimate the Importance of Statutes
Student Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 18-19, October 2011
2 Pages Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Date Written: November 16, 2011
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.
Keywords: legal research, statutes, index, annotations, legal research instruction, statutory research
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