In Part III of our Lucky 21 for 2021 series, we’ve gathered a selection of blogs, twitter accounts and podcasts that we feel will keep you up-to-date with what’s going on in the legal world, and maybe even entertained!
This post focuses on the final stage of the research process – writing. The importance of this stage is self-evident – all of the hard work you’ve put into researching your client’s legal problem will be wasted if you can’t effectively communicate your findings and analysis.Continue reading “Legal Research Survival Guide, Part 9 – Legal Writing Resources”
Once you’ve mastered the art of deciphering case citations, you’ll find that what initially looked like a jumble of letters and numbers to you is actually very useful legal shorthand. A case citation, properly formatted, can tell you the names of the parties, year, jurisdiction, court level and where to find the decision, all at a glance.Continue reading “Legal Research Survival Guide, Part 8 –Deciphering Case Citations”