Legal Research: Preliminary Analysis Worksheet

Submitted by Zoeanna Mayhook on June 19th, 2019
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Short Description: 

This worksheet asks students to reflect on the type of primary law relevant to their legal research topic, as well as ask them to consider the levels of government, possible keywords, and preferred time period (current versus historical).

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Learning Outcomes: 

Students will be able to define their information scope, and develop a legal research strategy.


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Course Context (e.g. how it was implemented or integrated): 

Worksheet may be handed out after a presentation that defines different types of primary law, and government levels.

Suggested Citation: 
Mayhook, Zoeanna. "Legal Research: Preliminary Analysis Worksheet ." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2019.


Gunalchéesh/thank you, Zoe! This was helpful in creating a short legal research module for my Research Essentials course!