The Legal Research Dictionary: from Advance Sheets to Pocket Parts, 3rd edition

 

$80.00

Complements Legal Research Q&A: 401 Flashcards with Companion Looseleaf and Legal Research FAQs: 189 Ready Answers.  Hundreds of legal research terms defined with extensive cross-references. Third edition rewritten and expanded. Full description below.

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The revised and expanded third edition is now available. Earlier editions have been purchased by law libraries, non-law libraries, and legal researchers around the world.

Find the definitions you need of hundreds of terms used in legal research and bibliography. Dictionary coverage includes the judicial, legislative and executive branches of federal, state, and local government.  Multiple cross-references are provided to related terms.

Among the hundreds of legal terms defined in the dictionary are the following:

  • act
  • advance sheets
  • advisory opinion
  • annotated code
  • annotation
  • blue book
  • case history
  • citator
  • code
  • decision
  • digest
  • executive order
  • headnote
  • historical comment
  • judicial council
  • key number
  • later case service
  • legislative history
  • local law
  • memorandum opinion
  • model code
  • nominative reporter
  • parallel citation
  • pocket part
  • primary authority
  • restatement
  • secondary authority
  • session law
  • slip law
  • slip opinion
  • special statute
  • uncodified
  • uniform act

The Legal Research Dictionary: from Advance Sheets to Pocket Parts, third edition, revised and expanded is an essential reference title for attorneys, law students, library staff, paralegals, and others. Compiled by Elyse H. Fox, JD, MSLS.  Ms. Fox has worked as a law librarian for 40+ years.  She previously practiced law in Chicago and Boston.  She also taught legal research to law students.

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