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Legal Research: Restatements: An Influential Secondary Source

Student Lawyer, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 19-20, October 2013

3 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2013  

Shawn G. Nevers

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

Date Written: November 7, 2013

Abstract

Written for the ABA's Student Lawyer magazine, this column examines Restatements and their value to legal researchers. A product of an enormous amount of time, effort, and expertise, Restatements can be highly influential in the courts. Legal researchers should be familiar with Restatements and what they offer. This column examines the basics of Restatements, including some of the difficulties in researching them on WestlawNext and Lexis Advance.

Keywords: Restatements, ALI, American Law Institute, legal research, legal research instruction, WestlawNext, Lexis Advance

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Nevers, Shawn G., Legal Research: Restatements: An Influential Secondary Source (November 7, 2013). Student Lawyer, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 19-20, October 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2351383

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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