This classic textbook has been updated to include the latest methods and resources. Fundamentals of Legal Research provides an authoritative introduction and guide to all aspects of legal research, integrating Internet and other electronic sources. In addition to chapters on federal and state court reports, statutes, digests, citators, secondary sources, and legal citation form, the Ninth Edition includes specialized chapters on research in administrative law, constitutional law, electronic sources, federal legislative histories, international and human rights law, tax law, and the United Kingdom. This edition includes a new chapter on legal writing, an updated glossary of research terms, and revised tables and appendixes. Because of its depth and breadth, Fundamentals of Legal Research is an excellent text for both beginning and advanced legal research classes; it is a book that students will want to retain for future use. Designed for use in conjunction with Barkan, Mersky, and Dunn's Assignments to Fundamentals of Legal Research, a workbook of exercises that complement and reinforce information in the textbook.