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The Resource Finding the Answers to Legal Questions, Virginia M. Tucker, Marc Lampson

Finding the Answers to Legal Questions, Virginia M. Tucker, Marc Lampson

Label
Finding the Answers to Legal Questions
Title
Finding the Answers to Legal Questions
Statement of responsibility
Virginia M. Tucker, Marc Lampson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This timely, clearly organized, and easy-to-use resource is an ideal text for LIS students preparing for careers as librarians. It provides an overview of the basic structure of the U.S. legal system; how-to instructions for finding primary law in print sources, free websites and pay-for-view databases; information on how to evaluate the trustworthiness of online and print resources; tips for conducting a legal reference interview; and guidance for handling common legal questions, such as lawsuits, family law, landlord-tenant disputes, and wills"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tucker, Virginia
Dewey number
340.072/073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF240
LC item number
.T83 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lampson, Marc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legal research
  • Law
Label
Finding the Answers to Legal Questions, Virginia M. Tucker, Marc Lampson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The structure of the legal system in the United States -- Secondary sources and practice materials -- Federal primary sources -- State and local primary sources -- Legal research basics -- Resources beyond the public library -- Lawsuits -- Family law -- Landlord-tenant -- Wills, estate planning, and probate -- Debts, collections, and credit -- Bankruptcy -- Employment and unemployment -- Criminal law -- What's online, what's not, and when to use what -- Evaluating the trustworthiness of websites and self-help law books -- Creating a library webpage and basic legal collection
Control code
on1013478133
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxiv, 232 pages
Isbn
9780838915691
Lccn
2017056093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1013478133
Label
Finding the Answers to Legal Questions, Virginia M. Tucker, Marc Lampson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The structure of the legal system in the United States -- Secondary sources and practice materials -- Federal primary sources -- State and local primary sources -- Legal research basics -- Resources beyond the public library -- Lawsuits -- Family law -- Landlord-tenant -- Wills, estate planning, and probate -- Debts, collections, and credit -- Bankruptcy -- Employment and unemployment -- Criminal law -- What's online, what's not, and when to use what -- Evaluating the trustworthiness of websites and self-help law books -- Creating a library webpage and basic legal collection
Control code
on1013478133
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxiv, 232 pages
Isbn
9780838915691
Lccn
2017056093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1013478133

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