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Berring on Legal Research - Two DVD Set
Deep Principles for Researching & Understanding the Law
This two-DVD set provides viewers with an engaging and fast-paced training resource for developing or brushing up on essential legal research skills. Professor Robert C. Berring instructs students, and other legal professionals, on the "deep principles" of legal research and applies these principles to practical, real-life situations.

Topics Covered on DVD 1:
  • Why Legal Research is So Important
  • Knowing What You Are Doing
  • Time & Money: Real Life Research
  • The Deep Principles
  • Judicial Reports
       - Judicial Decisions
       - The Three-Part Court Structure
       - Structure of an Opinion
       - The Format
       - Finding Cases
  • Getting Help
  • Topics Covered on DVD 2:
  • Thinking About Research
  • Statutes
       - The Context
       - Federal Statutes
       - State Statutes
  • Administrative Law
  • Secondary Sources
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    In the Berring on Legal Research DVD set, Professor Robert C. Berring provides expert, holistic instruction on the core principles of effective legal research. Now, Professor Berring, in conjunction with West, will be producing rich supplemental podcasts, which will explore the finer points of the key legal research topics already touched upon in the DVD set. Read More...

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    Legal Research Survival Manual
    Written by: Robert C. Berring Jr. and Elizabeth Edinger

    This text provides a basic introduction to legal information and legal research. Designed for first-semester, first-year law students, provides a readable introduction to what first-year students need to know. This work does not provide comprehensive coverage of legal materials, and is not designed to replace traditional legal texts. Instead, it seeks to provide an easy-to-read introduction for the new law student.

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    Audio Set

    Sum and Substance Audio Set on Legal Research, Legal Information and the First Year of Law School
    by: Robert C. Berring Jr.

    Designed to simplify complex concepts and give law students greater confidence, the Sum & Substance Audio Series brings course essentials to readers at their convenience, with dynamic lectures by interesting and successful law professors. Berring's Sum and Substance Audio Set on Legal Research, Legal Information and the First Year of Law School provides superior lectures that provide a firm grasp of an entire course, hypothetical examples that illustrate important concepts, and exam tips that maximize student performance.

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