Legal Research and Its Discontents: A Bibliographic Essay on Critical Approaches to Legal Research

113 Law Library Journal 101 (2021)

28 Pages Posted: 14 Jan 2022

Date Written: January 13, 2022

Abstract

What is Critical Legal Research? What is "critical" about critical legal information literacy? What is a critical law librarian, and what must one do to be one? This bibliographic essay attempts to answer these questions in the course of providing a comprehensive introduction to the history, literature, and practices found at the intersection of critical legal theory and legal research.

Keywords: legal research, law librarianship, Critical Legal Research, critical law librarianship, critical legal information literacy, critical legal theory, Critical Race Theory

Suggested Citation

Mignanelli, Nicholas, Legal Research and Its Discontents: A Bibliographic Essay on Critical Approaches to Legal Research (January 13, 2022). 113 Law Library Journal 101 (2021), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4007705

Nicholas Mignanelli (Contact Author)

Yale Law School ( email )

127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06510
United States

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