Basic Legal Skills
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Review a legal research guide or a PowerPoint slideshow prepared by the librarians at the Gallagher Law Library or a guide or tutorial from another source to learn about specific legal sources and how to conduct research.
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Gallagher Legal Research Guides
Acronyms & Abbreviations
Case Reporters & Digests
Going Beyond Casebooks
Introduction to Computer-Assisted Legal Research
Low-Cost Legal Research Services on the Web
Online Citators: KeyCite & Shepard's
Statutory Research Checklist
Surviving Summer Research Assignments
US Administrative Law
Washington Administrative Law Research
Washington Practice Materials
Washington State Constitution
What You Always Wanted to Know About Legal Research But Were Afraid to Ask
Gallagher Legal Research Guides on Writing
Cite Checking & Library Research
Legal & General Writing Resources
Gallagher PowerPoint Slideshows
Bluebook 101: Cases
Bluebook 101: Statutes
Other Legal Research Guides & Tutorials
Georgetown Law Library, Legal Research Tutorials cover statutory research, cases and digests, secondary sources, and administrative law.
- Area of Law Outlines cover traditional 1L courses and criminal procedure, evidence, and trusts and estates.
- Reference Literature includes "at-a-glance" and quick reference guides on using LexisNexis and Shepard's, researching in law reviews, and other topics.
- Teaching LexisNexis includes guides on researching cases, statutes, and secondary sources.