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Olson, Kent C.

Overview
Works: 19 works in 147 publications in 4 languages and 7,476 library holdings
Genres: Study guides  Hornbooks (Law)  Popular works  Law for laypersons  Fiction  Humor  History  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: KF240, 340.072073
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Most widely held works by Kent C Olson
Legal research in a nutshell by Morris L Cohen( Book )

56 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text will introduce you to the dramatic transformation in legal research created by the electronic revolution. This edition focuses on using online databases, CD-ROM and Internet-based resources. The basic organization of our text mirrors the structure of both the law school curriculum and the legal literature. We begin with case law and statutes and then work out to secondary sources and other research tools. We also include discussion of international and comparative law materials. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney--From the publisher
Legal information : how to find it, how to use it by Kent C Olson( )

10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book looks not only at 'the law, ' but also at other aspects of the legal system, such as the history, politics, and structure of lawmaking institutions."--Preface, p. [vii]
How to find the law by Morris L Cohen( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and English, Old and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Characteristics of American Law and Legal Resources; Court Reports; Shepard's Citations; Online Updating Tools; West Key-Number Digests; ALR Annotations; Federal Statutory Research; State Statutory Research; Local Law Sources; Constitutional Law; Legislative History; Administrative Regulations and Decisions; Court Rules; Practice Materials; Looseleaf Services; Legal Periodicals; Periodical Indexes; Legal Encyclopedias; Restatements; Texts; Legal Dictionaries; Directories; Formbooks; Nonlegal Research Sources; Treaties; International Law; International Organizations; English Legal Research; Canadian Legal Research; Foreign and Comparative Law; Research Strategies."--Book description
Principles of legal research by Kent C Olson( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides encyclopedic yet concise coverage of research methods and resources using both free and commercial websites as well as printed publications. It has been thoroughly updated to provide coverage of WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, and other new resources. An introductory survey of research strategies is followed by chapters on the sources of U.S. law created by each branch of government, discussion of major secondary sources, and an overview of international and comparative law. Sample illustrations are included, and an appendix lists more than 500 major treatises and looseleaf services by subject."--Publisher
Practical approaches to legal research by Kent C Olson( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a manual of legal research for librarians."--Introduction
Legal research in a nutshell by Kent C Olson( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Finding and using legal resources effectively is an essential skill for lawyers. This ... guide covers research procedures using major online services, free internet resources, and library materials. Several hundred websites are discussed and placed in context for effective and productive use in research. Discussion includes coverage of legislative history, administrative law, specialized and interdisciplinary resources, and research in international and comparative law. Appendices list state research guides and treatises and services by subject, and a companion website has a regularly updated list of URLs and illustrations of online and print resources"--Provided by the publisher
Finding the law : an abridged edition of "How to find the law, 9th ed." by Morris L Cohen( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and German and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal research in a nutshell( )

in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal research in a nutshell : by Morris L. Cohen, Kent C. Olson by Morris L Cohen( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia Court of Appeals unpublished opinions : decisions cited in the Code of Virginia but not designated for publication in Virginia Court of Appeals reports by Virginia( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nyumon amerikaho no shirabekata by Morris L Cohen( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal research in a nutshell, 7th ed by Morris L Cohen( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

How to find the law, 9th edition by Morris L Cohen( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This text provides encyclopedic yet concise coverage of research methods and resources using both free and commercial Web sites as well as printed publications. An introductory survey of research strategies is followed by chapters on the sources of U.S. law created by each branch of government, discussion of major secondary sources, and an overview of international and comparative law
Legal research in a nutshell by Morris L Cohen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The law givers : heroes of Virginia statutory history by Kent C Olson( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Legal Research by Morris L Cohen( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Legal Research in a Nutshell, 11th by Kent Olson( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Finding and using legal resources effectively is an essential skill for lawyers
Practical approach to legal research by Kent C Olson( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Legal information : how to find it, how to use it
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Legal information : how to find it, how to use itHow to find the lawPrinciples of legal researchPractical approaches to legal researchFinding the law : an abridged edition of "How to find the law, 9th ed."Legal research in a nutshell : by Morris L. Cohen, Kent C. OlsonHow to find the law, 9th editionPractical approach to legal research
Alternative Names
Olson, Kent

Olson, Kent C.

オルソン, ケント・C

奧尓森肯特 C.

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