Tennessee Legal Research is a practical and comprehensive book devoted to the resources and strategies needed to research Tennessee state law. Taking a process-oriented approach, the book explains research in Tennessee cases, statutes, legislative history, constitutional law, and administrative law. Additional chapters describe the research process, secondary sources and practical guides, and online research. An appendix provides a quick reference guide to finding Tennessee law in print, on the Internet, and on LexisNexis and Westlaw.Tennessee Legal Research was designed specifically for teaching legal research to first-year law students. Others who will find it helpful include practitioners, paralegals, librarians, college students, and even laypeople. It is clearly written, making even complex ideas accessible.Outlines of the research process and short excerpts from Tennessee resources make the book easy to use. Web addresses point researchers to the many sources for finding free Tennessee legal material online.Concise explanations of resources needed for researching federal law and the law of other states are provided throughout. Thus, Tennessee Legal Research can be used as a stand-alone text or in conjunction with a research text concentrating on federal law.
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