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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers 3rd ed isbn 9780414018259

Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780414015890
New Edition ISBN: 9780414018259
Previous Edition ISBN: 0414012992
Published: September 2007
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers edition 2 is a fully revised edition of this user-friendly guide to researching Scots law. The only up-to-date legal skills text dedicated to Scots law, this title provides advice on effective and efficient research techniques for both paper and electronic information sources.

Information sources available to Scots lawyers are constantly evolving. Electronic and paper-based information sources are both detailed, along with search strategies and techniques that assist in effective location of relevant material. The author evaluates the properties of each information source, enabling you to assess their usefulness and validity in relation to your own work and studies.

This book addresses specifically Scottish materials as well as UK wide, European and international materials, covering all areas of law relevant to the Scots lawyer.

Additionally the book addresses research skills, including; the investigation process; how to read, evaluate and reference the material researched; and how to make use of research findings to produce high quality pieces of work.

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Scots Law
Table of Regnal Years
Using Electronic Resources for Legal Research
An Introduction to Cases
Search Strategies for Finding Cases
Search Strategies for Finding UK Parliament Legislation
Search Strategies for Finding Scottish Parliament Legislation (Pre-1707 and Post 1999)
Information Sources of Relevance to the Scots Lawyer
UK-Wide Legal Information Sources Which Exclude Scots Law
EC Law
International Law
Topic Based Research and the Legal Investigation Process
Making Effective Use of Information
How to Use Your Research to Produce High Quality Work