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Research Essentials

Effective strategies and techniques for Canadian legal research, including how to research commentary, cases and legislation, and use citators and finding tools.

Importance of Legal Research

Legal research is an essential lawyering skill

The ability to conduct legal research is essential for lawyers, regardless of area or type of practice. The most basic step in legal research is to find the leading case governing the issues in question. As most researchers know, this is far more …

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Legal Research FAQs

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Canadian Legal Research Guides

Banks & Foti, Banks on Using a Law Library, 6th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 1994).

Bora Laskin Law Library Finding ….

Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 7th ed. (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2010).

Courthouse Libraries BC Research Guides.

Fitzgerald, Legal Problem Solving – Reasoning, Research and Writing

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