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Legal Research Certification Program (Prepare to Practice): Lesson Five- Treatises

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Treatises are comprehensive legal reference works focused on specific practice areas. This lesson will teach you why you would want to consult one in your legal research, how to find one, and how to search for a specific topic in a legal treatise.

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

Closed captioning is available for each video.

Overview of Treatises

How to Find a Legal Treatise

How to Search an Online Legal Treatise