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Solving a Case Problem (BL 260)

Introduction to legal research

This guide is designed to help you research a legal problem.  There is a tab for each step of the process which lists resources which will help you with that step. 

Click on the tabs to the left, or the links below, to access information about these steps to researching a legal problem:

Step 1- Identify the general theories and defenses

Step 2- Explain the legal theories and defenses

Step 3- Identify the issue, asking what is debatable

Step 4- Argue both sides

Step 5- Decide using the best cases and reasons

Step 6- Consider the consequences


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