Fun, portable, effective! A practical refresher tool and educational tool for librarians, law students, lawyers (and summer associates), paralegals, and legal researchers. Law schools teach legal research with our flashcards. Over 400 flashcards printed on heavy card stock with storage bag and companion looseleaf book. Three types of questions: true/false; multiple choice; and fill-in-the-blank.
Unpublished opinions may subsequently be designated for publication (true/false).
True. Court rules may provide procedures by which a party’s attorney or a pro se party may move for publication of an unpublished opinion. For example, North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure 30(e)(4) states: “Counsel of record … may move for publication of an unpublished opinion, citing reasons based on Rule 30(e)(1)…”
Broadly speaking, what categories of legal authority are considered statutory?
Constitutions; legislation; treaties (federal); administrative rules (delegated legislation); court rules; interstate compacts.
Indexes, digests, annotations and citators are what type of authority:
- they are not authority.
c. They are not authority; they are only finding tools.
Author: Elyse Fox, BA, JD, MSLS. Ms. Fox has worked as a law librarian for 30+ years. She previously practiced law in Chicago and Boston. She also taught legal research to law students.