Legal Research: Restatements: An Influential Secondary Source
Student Lawyer, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 19-20, October 2013
3 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2013
Date Written: November 7, 2013
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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