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Legal Research Overview

Legal Research Overview: A Presentation by Ken Frank                                                             

Literature Review

Literature review  (4-6 pages)

  • Introduction of topic
  • What does literature say about topic? Is there any history to this topic? Have Courts ruled on this topic before?   Why is this topic important? What are the major issues?  What is the current impact of this topic?  How prevalent is it in our society? 
  • What law(s) govern this issue
    • What does the law say about this issue either explicitly or in your interpretation
    • Describe two cases that courts have used to enforce this issue