The Legal Research Plan and the Research Log: An Examination of the Role of the Research Plan and Research Log in the Research Process
26 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2012 Last revised: 23 Aug 2016
Date Written: April 2, 2012
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.
Keywords: legal research plan, legal research, legal research instruction, legal research log, structured approach to legal research
JEL Classification: K10
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