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Legal Research Certification Program (Prepare to Practice): Lesson Three- Legal Encyclopedias

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Legal Encyclopedias

Legal encyclopedias are a great place to start your research because they provide great breadth of legal subject matters while quickly getting you up to speed on a topic. The following videos will show you how to find and search national, state, and subject specific legal encyclopedias.

To complete this lesson, listen to the three videos, "Overview of legal encyclopedias", "How to find a legal encyclopedia online", and "How to search a legal encyclopedia", then complete the quiz at the bottom of the page.

Closed captioning is available for each video.

Overview of Legal Encyclopedias

How to Find a Legal Encyclopedias

How to Search a Legal Encyclopedia