« Legal Periodicals, Indexes, and Other Information Sources » by Timothy L. Coggins

This chapter identifies reference resources that might be useful to attorneys and other legal researchers. These resources are valuable for a variety of reasons, including: to locate a definition of a word or to select an alternative word; to locate names and addresses of experts and descriptions of their services; to locate background supporting information about an issue associated with the case such as statistics; to locate information about a judge such as his or her address or, more importantly, to determine something about the judge’s temperament or courtroom style; and ID to locate names of court officials such as clerks or county officials such as sheriffs, county attorneys, and the like.

Source: scholarship.richmond.edu

Timothy L. Coggins, Legal Periodicals, Indexes, and Other Information Sources, in A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia 138-169 (7th ed. Virginia CLE 2012).

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