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Research for Legal Practice, Prof. DeLaurentis

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.

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Advanced Terms and Connectors (Boolean) Searching:

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

Running time: 3:31

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

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Before Your Research Class

Before you come to class, please watch the video lectures on (1) secondary sources; (2) advanced terms & connectors searching; and (3) case law research.

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