Berring on Legal Research : Deep Principles For Researching and Understanding the Law
Call Number: KF240.B4683 2006 DVD
Berring on Legal Research is a fun, fast-paced, easily digestible two-DVD set that instructs students and other legal professionals on the “deep principles” of legal research and applies these principles to practical, real-life situations.
Disc 1. Introduction - Why legal research is so important -- The deep principles -- Judicial reports -- The three part court structure -- The structure of an opinion -- The format -- Finding cases : after context -- Final thoughts
Disc 2. Thinking about research -- Statutes : the context -- Federal statutes : At Large -- Federal statutes : Code -- Federal statutes : Annotated -- Finding federal statutes -- Federal statutes : legislative history -- State statutes - a few words -- Administrative law -- Secondary sources -- Research rules.