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Teaching Cost-Effective Research Skills: Tips for Effective and Efficient Legal Research
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  • Rebecca Mattson, Penn State Law
  • Theresa K. Tarves, Penn State Law
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Being a cost-effective researcher is not necessarily just about the legal research resources available where an attorney practices. Budgetary concerns are prevalent across all legal markets, from solos and public interest to large law firms. As the legal field struggles with clients who want greater efficiencies from their attorneys and alternative fee arrangements, many of which state that attorneys will not bill clients for legal research database fees, it is becoming more important than ever to teach law students and attorneys how to use alternative resources effectively and efficiently.
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AALL Spectrum, 20(4), 36.