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Research for Legal Practice; Prof. Bonneau

Video Lectures on Secondary Sources & Case Law Research

Secondary Source Lectures:

The following lectures will prepare you for your class on case law, which will include material on using secondary sources.

Running time: 3:31

Case Law Research Lectures:

The following lectures will prepare you for your class on learning how to research case law.

Running time: 5:34

Running time: 2:01

Running time: 4:58

Running time: 4:04

Running time: 5:52

Video Lecture on Advanced Terms & Connectors Searching

Advanced Terms and Connectors (Boolean) Searching:

This video lecture will prepare you for successfully implementing the advanced technique of Boolean searching.

Running time: 3:43

Research Class

A Case Law Research class will be held on Friday, September 16 from 1:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. in McDonough 200Before you come to class, please watch the video lectures on (1) secondary sources; (2) case law research; and (3) advanced terms & connectors searching.

Research Presentation

In-Class Exercise

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