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Legal Internship Research Toolkit: Research Strategy

Introduction

Often, students may find it difficult to find cases or information that are relevant to their question. To do this, it is important to have a good research strategy. Learning how to do legal research allows you to find relevant such results quickly and more effectively. 

Below is an overview of the legal research process as well as some of the resources you can read to improve your research skills. 

How to start research

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The above shows a good legal research process. Do note that research is an iterative process and you may not always get the results you want on the first try. If you don't, simply repeat the process while altering your keywords until you get what you're looking for!

 

How to do legal research

Additional reading:

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