Assaulted the plaintiff Notes
When Ronnie assaulted the plaintiff, was he acting within
the scope of his employment with Acme?
Two Step Determination
Torts in a Nutshell lays out two questions that will help you
determine if Acme is liable for Ronni
From Facts to Issue Notes
Ronnie, a salaried driver for the Acme Corporation, was
unloading goods at a customers loading dock. Ronnie and the
customer began to argue about whose duty it was to move the
goods into the store. Ronnie shoved the cus
Create a research plan Notes
Try consulting a research guide on the web or via a print
source. E.g. When doing Japanese legal research: your
Comparative Constitutional Law Notes
Note there are several hyperlinks in this .ppt. All hyperlinks
have been underlined.
This research guide is not intended to be comprehensive;
but may prove to be a great source for both novice
researchers and experienc
international law Notes
Before you start researching international legal questions it
is therefore important to know the difference between
international law (both public and private), foreign law,
and comparative law.
How many legal traditions/systems ar
Call number and subject Notes
Have you ever tried searching by call number? KNX2090.
This option will lead you to other interesting books on your
E.g. You can also search by author or title or keyword.
I love these features : limit by date and langu
GLIN is a searchable online database containing the
following categories of legal documents for jurisdictions
spanning the globe:
Also check: http:/in
Print Secondary Sources Notes
You might start with a well respected secondary source,
Wests Nutshell Series
Wests Black Letter Series
American Law Reports (ALR)
a legal encyclopedia, such as American Jurisprudence
(AMJUR) or Corpus Jur
search method Notes
The Natural Language search method allows you to use
plain English to retrieve relevant documents. Just enter a
description of your issue and Westlaw will display the
documents that best match the concepts in your description.
RSS Feed Option Notes
Check if online news papers provide this option.
When Searching Google:
Too many hits or too few? Remember to use the advanced
features on Google when searching.
Need something in .pdf? ad .pdf that to your search query.
Why go to Go
The Process of Legal Research Notes
( R)esearch requires the poetic quality of the imagination that
sees significance and relation where others are indifferent or find
unrelatedness; the synthetic quality of fusing items theretofore in
isolation; above al
Research In Print or Online Notes
There is no right or wrong way to begin your research.
In the past, researchers had no choice but to conduct legal
research in print resources. The last few years have
witnessed the introduction and tremendous growth of a
Torts in the Black Letter Series Notes
Torts in the Nutshell Series discusses the general black letter
law that applies to the vicarious liability of employers for the
acts of their employees.
Once it is determined that the tortfeasor was an
employee at t