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Research for Legal Practice; Prof. Bonneau

Video Lectures on Statutory Research

Statutory Law Research Lectures:

The following tutorials will prepare you for your class on learning how to research statutory law.

Running time: 3:01 minutes

Created/updated: August 2017
Last reviewed: May 2018

Running time: 4:50 minutes

Created/updated: August 2017
Last reviewed: May 2018

Running time: 4:28 minutes

Created/updated: August 2017
Last reviewed: May 2018

Running time: 2:56 minutes

Created/updated: August 2017
Last reviewed: May 2018

Video Lectures on Secondary Sources and Advanced Terms & Connectors Searching

Secondary Source Lectures:

The following lectures will prepare you to use secondary sources, which are frequently key to successful legal research.

Running time: 3:06 minutes

Created/updated: August 2017
Last reviewed: May 2018

Running time: 3:25 minutes

Created/updated: August 2017
Last reviewed: May 2018

Running time: 4:11 minutes

Created/updated: August 2017
Last reviewed: May 2018

Advanced Terms and Connectors (Boolean) Searching:

This video lecture will prepare you for starting to use the advanced technique of Boolean searching.

Running time: 3:55 minutes

Created/updated: August 2017
Last reviewed: May 2018

Research Class

A Statutory Research class will be held on Thursday, September 1 from 1:20 P.M. to 3:20 P.M. in Hotung 2000Before you come to class, please watch the video lectures on (1) statutory research; (2) secondary sources; and (3) advanced terms & connectors searching.

Research Presentation

Terms & Connectors

Video Controls and Playback

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When you begin a video and hover your cursor over the video window, you are offered several options:

  1. Closed captioning
  2. Search (searches the captions, can take you directly to the point in the video where a specific word is mentioned)
  3. Playback speed (faster or slower)
  4. Full screen mode