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Legal Research Certification Program (Prepare to Practice): Lesson Two- Secondary Source to One Good Case

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Preparing to Practice

Using Westlaw:

Using Georgia's state encyclopedia, can you find one good case on malice and its effect on willful, malicious, or unjustifiable acts in employment law.

Using Lexis:

Using the treatise Criminal Law Deskbook, find one good case that helps explain the nature and theory of plea bargaining as, "Plea bargaining is an essential component of the administration of justice. Properly administered it is to be encouraged. If every criminal charge were subject to a full scale trial, the states and the Federal Government would need to multiply the number of judges and Court facilities."

Secondary Sources to One Good Case

Welcome to Lesson 2- Secondary Sources to One Good Case. Below you will find 2 videos introducing and demonstrating this concept. After the videos, complete the quiz. If you want extra practice on this topic, check out the "preparing to practice" column in the lower left corner. This is a place to practice what you've learned in the videos before moving on to the next lesson.


Using One Good Case


Next Lesson

Congratulations! You've completed Lesson 2. Click on the Lesson 3 link to continue this module. Want more practice? Try the questions in the "Preparing to Practice" section in the bottom left column.