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Solving a Case Problem (BL 260)

Step 1: Identify the general theories and defenses

In Step 1 use the following sources to explore your topic, define and identify the key terms, find what legal theories and defenses apply, and discover references to relevant cases and statutes.

Sources to consult

  • Your textbook
    • What you'll find: basic information about legal theories and key words to use in other sources
  • American Jurisprudence 2d
    • Available in print
    • What you'll find: encyclopedia entries about legal topics and references to relevant statutes and cases
  • Indiana Law Encyclopedia
    • Available in print
    • What you'll find: encyclopedia articles about Indiana law with references to cases and the Indiana statute that is the primary authority related to the topic