Difference between revisions of "Beginner's Guide to Finding Legal Information"

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=== Understanding the Law ===
 
=== Understanding the Law ===
* '''[[How the Law Works in Canada]]'''
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* '''[[How the law works in Canada]]'''
** [[What are Laws and Legislative Bodies?]] {{·}} [[What is Case Law?]]
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** [[What are laws and legislative bodies?]] {{·}} [[What is case law?]]
  
 
=== Understanding Your Legal Problem ===
 
=== Understanding Your Legal Problem ===
 
* '''[[What is my legal topic and what are my rights?]]'''
 
* '''[[What is my legal topic and what are my rights?]]'''
 
* '''[[Which area of law does my problem fall under?]]'''
 
* '''[[Which area of law does my problem fall under?]]'''
** [[General Civil Law]] {{·}} [[Family Law]] {{·}} [[Criminal Law]]
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** [[General civil law]] {{·}} [[Family law]] {{·}} [[Criminal law]]
 
* '''[[How do I find the laws that concern my legal problem?]]'''
 
* '''[[How do I find the laws that concern my legal problem?]]'''
  
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=== Types of Legal Information Sources ===
 
=== Types of Legal Information Sources ===
* '''[[Primary Sources]]'''
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* '''[[Primary sources]]'''
* '''[[Secondary Sources and How to Find Them]]'''
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* '''[[Secondary sources and how to find them]]'''
* '''[[How Can I Tell If A Secondary Source Is Reliable or If I Should Use A Resource?]]'''
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* '''[[How can I tell if a secondary source is reliable or if I should use a resource?]]'''
* '''[[Recommended Secondary Sources]]'''
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* '''[[Recommended secondary sources]]'''
** [[Clicklaw website]] {{·}} [[Legal Dictionaries and Glossaries]] {{·}} [[Research Resources at Courthouse Libraries BC]] {{·}} [[Online Guides to Legal Research]] {{·}} [[More Recommended Online Resources]]
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** [[Clicklaw website]] {{·}} [[Legal dictionaries and glossaries]] {{·}} [[Research resources at Courthouse Libraries BC]] {{·}} [[Online guides to legal research]] {{·}} [[More recommended online resources]]
  
  

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Contents

Understanding the Law

Understanding Your Legal Problem

Taking Action

Types of Legal Information Sources


About this Guide

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