2010 December

8 legal research questions for students

December, 14, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

In his article ‘Online Legal Research Workshops’, Frederick Jonassen notes that professors and librarians who teach legal research have often observed that students learn how to research by actively researching rather than by listening to a lecture. He proposes a five step legal research workshop and presents these eight questions for use with a practical […]

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“To see between”: interviewing as a legal research tool.

December, 14, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

An interesting article appeared in the Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors from Susan Turley on interviewing as an important legal research tool. Susan states: “Legal writers should recognise the power of storytelling in research and writing. A few lines from an interview will not transform an otherwise poorly researched, badly written article […]

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International law research seminar – are we living in the dark ages?

December, 08, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

Former Chairman Sindh Bar Councils Human Rights Committee and President Lawyers Committee for Human Rights Aqil Lodhi advocate said on Tuesday that we are still living in the laws left behind by the British Empire. This he said while addressing a seminar at International Law Research Bureau.

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Legal services outsourcing saves firms 44%

December, 05, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

A recent study into LPO by PricewaterhouseCoopers, identified legal services outsourcing as providing savings of 44% to legal departments and law firms and a conclusion that the economic benefits of legal services outsourcing are undeniable. It is imprudent for any professional managing a legal budget not to at least explore the possibility of outsourcing legal […]

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