Friday, February 09, 2007

Briefs assignments

For those of you working on Appellate Advocacy briefs, remember some of the advanced search techniques on Lexis and Westlaw. For example, you can really focus your case research on Lexis with the core-terms segment and on Westlaw with the sy,di fields.

And if your problem involves a statute, the case annotations in an annotated code - either online or in print - practically does the research for you!!!

Don't know what these are or how to use them? Ask your favorite reference librarian.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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