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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Teaching Legal Research

Edited by: Barbara Bintliff, Duncan Alford

ISBN13: 9780415580878
Published: July 2010
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9780415508971

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Legal research is a fundamental skill for all law students and attorneys. This book provides theoretical foundations and concrete guidance in various aspects of teaching legal research.

This book was published as a special issue in Legal Reference Services Quarterly.

Legal Skills and Method
1. Introduction Setting the Stage 2. Commentaries on Hicks' 'Teaching Legal Bibliography': With an Addendum by Robert Berring Michael Chiorazzi and Shaun Esposito Legal Research Theory 3. Thinking Like a Research Expert: Schemata for Teaching Complex Problem-Solving Skills Paul D. Callister 4. Teaching Advanced Legal Research: Philosophy and Context Robert C. Berring and Kathleen Vanden Heuvel 5. A Motivational Perspective on First-Year Legal Research Instruction Kris Gilliland Best Practices in Teaching Legal Research 6. Best Practices: What First-Year Law Students Should Learn in a Legal Research Class Nancy P. Johnson 7. On Teaching Advanced Legal Research Christopher A. Knott 8. The Skills They Need: International and Foreign Legal Research Mary Rumsey 9. State-Specific Legal Research Instruction: Curricular Stepchild or Core Competency? Victoria K. Trotta and Beth DiFelice Best Practices in Teaching Legal Research 10. Tubs, Buckets, and a Variety of Lumber: Developing a Strategic Approach to Legal Research Allen Moye Assessment and Technique 11. Legal Research Assessment Simon Canick 12. "Like Sands Through the Hourglass ... ": How to Develop a Good Legal Research Problem Susan T. Phillips 13. Teaching Legal Research Online Susan Herrick and Sara Kelley Burriesci Certification and Bar Exam Teaching 14. Who Gets to Be the Expert?: Legal Research Skills Certification in Legal Education Richard Leiter 15. Testing for Research Competency on the Bar Exam: The Next Steps Steven M. Barkan, Susan M. Case, Michael Kane, and Erica Moeser 16. Great Expectations: New Associates' Research Skills from Law School to Law Firm Jill L. K. Brooks 17. The Development of the Skills Curriculum in Law Schools: Lessons for Directors of Academic Law Libraries Duncan Alford