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Introduction to American Legal Research for Foreign Law Students

Jennifer Allison, Pepperdine University

Abstract

This presentation introduces general principles of U.S. legal research to foreign law students studying at Pepperdine Law School during the 2012-13 academic year. It explains the difference between primary and secondary authority, outlines the various levels of secondary sources and what they provide, and suggests tips for creating a legal research plan.

Suggested Citation

Jennifer Allison. "Introduction to American Legal Research for Foreign Law Students". Oct. 2012.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jennifer_allison/31