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CONTENT OF THIS BOOK
PREFACE TO THE FOURTH EDITION (2016)
Introduction; How This Book Is Organized; Who Can Benefit From Using It?; Why Do I Need This Book?; Useful Resources; Notes On Language And Style.; What You Will Find Inside: An Overview Of Key Issues In Legal Research & Writing.; Terms To Know.. Terms That Are Used By Lawyers And Their Clients But Which Most People Have Trouble Understanding., How To Get Ready For Legal Research & Writing Class., Basic Tips For Effective Studying., Here’s A Short List Of Things You Should Learn Before Taking Any Law School Course That Includes “Legal Research & Writing” As Part Of Its Core Curriculum.; Helpful Hints When Conducting Your First Search On Google Or Other Search Engines.; Finding Sources Through LexisNexis®.(Note: Some LexisNexis® Content Has Been Removed Because There Is No Longer Necessary.) ; Basic Guidelines For Making Select