LGST 249
Legal Literacy (OCW)


LGST 249
Legal Literacy (OCW)

Study Guide

Unit 6: Legal Research

Learning Objectives

After completing Unit 6 you should be able to:

  1. explain the concepts of crown copyright and open access
  2. describe the different types of legal research
  3. explain the concepts of legal authority and precedent
  4. describe the elements of a system of legal citation
  5. list the principal research tools for finding legislation and court decisions
  6. find legislation, court decisions and other materials relating to a legal issue