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Computerized research in the law

National Association of Attorneys General. Committee on the Office of Attorney General.

Computerized research in the law

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Published by The Committee in [Raleigh, N.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Law.,
    • Legal research -- United States -- Data processing.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 39-40.

      StatementNational Association of Attorneys General, Committee on the Office of Attorney General.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF242.A1 N295
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5018720M
      LC Control Number76622558

      See the law library website for a description of the library collections and for maps to each floor. Last updated January 16, In other situations, you may need a narrower word. They may also consult the text of case judgements and statutes specifically, as well as wider academic comment, in order to form the basis of or response to an appeal.

      Subscription options range from free access to paid packages. You can search based on terms and phrases, title, author, subject, and citation. Use the filters to find exactly what you need. Available content includes U.

      If you're searching for a case online, you can enter the same information into the search bar of the legal search engine you're using to pull up the case. Multimedia judicial archive of the U. Three legal research plans offering monthly and yearly options. Also includes a free mobile app. There are over 10, libraries that have listings in WorldCat. Free download with option to add in-app purchases.


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Computerized research in the law book

The major cases related to the legal issues you're researching — those that seem to come up over and over again — can serve as a starting point for your research. For more information about computer law, please reference the materials below. See the law library website for a description of the library collections and for maps to each floor.

These items are cataloged in Pegasus and note that they are electronic resources, but you can also go into the databases to search through what is available. Senator Charles Schumer D-NY publicized the fact that Westlaw has a database containing a large amount of private information on practically all living Americans.

On the results page, users can also see links to related secondary sources relevant to their research. Like WestCheck, it is available online at citeadvisor. Sometimes, there will be no results; which means that the article is not available electronically through Columbia.

There is no full text linking, but you can identify the articles that you will want to retrieve separately. This means that users can search for article titles and authors in CLIO in addition to searching for the actual journals.

You can work with many of these free online resources on your computer at home, but you won't have the benefit of a law librarian to help you if you get stuck. Privacy Another major area of concern for computer law is privacy. This is a free legal research database that allows you to access statutes, regulations, and case law.

There also are several Computerized research in the law book databases that can be searched for free, such as Findlaw and Google Scholar. The e-link will show you where within any of the databases that Columbia University subscribes to you can find the article.

West's program was known as Westmate. The search looks through titles, subjects, and if it is included as part of the catalog record, the table of contents of a book. These public law libraries may be affiliated state or local courts. Whichever method you use, there is no single database that indexes or includes every journal that exists so you may need to search in more than one place in order to conduct a thorough search.

In addition it provides a regular update on European Union developments, and national news from more than 20 jurisdictions in both Europe and the Pacific Rim. The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals covers international public and privatecomparative, and foreign law of jurisdictions other than the U.

Please use the dates provided only as a guideline since there may be more recent issues available than indicated. When you click on the electronic resource listing for the journal, you will see all of the databases that the Law Library subscribes to that provide access to the journal.

International law books in the law library are classified according to the Library of Congress Classification System. Typically these cases establish a significant interpretation that is essential to understanding the issue.

Solicitous, authoritative and hardly discounted even by Amazon, it knows its audience - those who already have a place to read law are advised to skip the first chapters. Browser-based legal information started to be published by Legal Information Institutes from Some of our collections are located in closed stack areas which require assistance for retrieval.

West introduced WestlawNext on February 8, The design of computer hardware and software are typically protected by patents. The Editor's policy is to try and accommodate contributions of all sizes above the minimum threshold where length is dictated by the needs of the subject matter.Legal research is expensive, but there are a number of free alternatives available.

Aside from running over to the law library at the local courthouse or law school, or hiring law students with subscription access to Westlaw and Lexis, your options can sometimes be limiting.

A law library may contain print, computer assisted legal research, and microform collections of laws in force, session laws, superseded laws, foreign and international law, and other research resources, e.g.

continuing legal education resources and legal encyclopedias (e.g. Corpus Juris Secundum among others), legal treatises, and legal history.

Westlaw is an online legal research service for lawyers and legal professionals in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, and is a product of Thomson sylvaindez.com addition, it provides proprietary database services. Information resources on Westlaw include more than 40, databases of case law, state and federal statutes, administrative codes, newspaper and magazine articles Parent: Thomson Reuters.

You’ll have a class dedicated to legal research during the year, and learning legal research is part of the process of becoming a lawyer. Answer: Legal research is the process of identifying and retrieving information necessary to support legal decision-making.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Mar 29,  · How to Research Case Law. U.S. law is more than just statutes passed by legislatures.

Appellate courts – including the U.S. Supreme Court – are responsible for interpreting those statutes, and that interpretation becomes part of the law its Views: K.

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