The Ultimate Guide to Canadian Legal Research
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Based on the highly successful text, Legal Problem Solving: Reasoning, Research and Writing, 6th edition (LexisNexis Canada) and written by the same experts, this resource directs you step-by-step through any legal problem - from identifying keywords to conducting electronic searches.
About the Book

legalresearchThe Ultimate Guide to Canadian Legal Research, 2nd edition

A single comprehensive checklist to use for any Canadian research problem – fully updated and revised!

Based on the highly successful text, Legal Problem Solving: Reasoning, Research and Writing, 6th edition (LexisNexis Canada) and written by the same experts, this resource directs you step-by-step through any legal problem – from identifying keywords to conducting electronic searches. Also includes are brief descriptions of each of the various sources and research aids – from secondary materials and commentaries to statutes and regulations. No researcher should be without this handy yet critical tool.

Authors: Maureen F. Fitzgerald, Ph.D., and Susan Barker

Maureen F. Fitzgerald, Ph.D., taught legal research and writing at the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia for several years. She practised law for over 20 years and now blogs and writes on cutting-edge topics including restorative justice and gender equality. She has a doctorate degree from the University of British Columbia on legal education, and a master’s degree in law from the London School of Economics, specializing in alternative dispute resolution.

Susan Barker is the Digital Services and Reference librarian at the Bora Laskin Law Library, University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She holds a Master of Information Studies from the University of Toronto and a Diploma in Library Techniques from Seneca College.

About the Author
Maureen F Fitzgerald, PhD

Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD, LLB, LLM, BComm is a recovering lawyer, author and change agent. She practiced law for over 20 years and is the founder of CenterPoint Media, a multimedia publisher of books that advance thinking.
In her former life, Maureen was a labor/policy lawyer and mediator. She was also a professor of law at two universities and has written many articles, both academic and practical.
She has a doctorate degree from University of British Columbia, a business degree from University of Alberta; a law degree from the University of Western Ontario; and a masters’ degree in law from the London School of Economics (with distinction). Maureen is author of the following books:
• Lean Out: How to dismantle the corporate barriers that hold women back. 20 Strategies for True Success!
• Motherhood is Madness: How to break the chains that prevent mothers from being truly happy. 15 Simple Solutions!
• Occupy Women: A manifesto for positive change in a world run by men. 20 Powerful Strategies!
• A Woman’s Circle - Create a peer mentoring group for advice, networking, support and connection.
• Invite the Bully to Tea - End harassment, bullying and dysfunction forever with a simple yet radical new approach.
• If not now, when? - Create a life and career of purpose with a powerful vision, a mission statement and measurable goals.
• Mindfulness Made Easy - 50 simple practices to reduce stress, create calm and live in the moment - at home, work and school.
• Hiring, Managing and Keeping the Best - The Complete Canadian Guide for Employers, with Monica Beauregard.
• So You Think You Need a Lawyer - How to Screen, Hire, Manage or Fire a Lawyer.
• Legal Problem Solving - Reasoning, Research and Writing (6thd). Lexis/Nexis
• Wake up Sleeping Beauty: Protect your daughter from sexism, stereotypes and sexualization [out in 2016]
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Always a leader of both people and ideas, she speaks on topics that promote equality, open-mindedness and justice.Her motto is: Sharing the right ideas at the right time can change the world. You can find her at www.MaureenFitzgerald.com.

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