By Alan Kilpatrick
Are you looking for a refresher on basic legal research skills or a convenient guide to key secondary sources? Consider taking a moment to visit Legalresearchandwriting.ca.
Legal Research and Writing is a helpful website created by Ted Tjaden. Tjaden is a lawyer with Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, the author of Irwin Law’s Legal Research and Writing, and an authority in the legal librarianship field.
His website identifies and describes:
- Important secondary law sources such as law journals, encyclopaedias, and reference tools
- Key case law resources for Canada and foreign jurisdictions
- Legislation resources for Canada and some foreign jurisdictions
- Legal citation resources
- How to effectively teach legal research and writing skills to others.
If you would like a review of any of these skills or resources, Tjaden’s Legal Research and Writing website should be your first stop.