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DKing1125

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Business Law Rearch Paper - Need info for finding sources
« on: March 02, 2011, 10:59:22 PM »
I am doing a research paper on "The five most important decisions made by the WV Supreme Court of Appeals" for my Business Law class in college. The topic was given to me by my professor - not one that I chose. How do I find out what the five top decisions that were made without having to read every decision that was made. Are there any websites that discusses the WV Supreme Courts decisions? I'm not a law student so researching law information is new to me. Any help would really be appreciated. Thank You!

MikePing

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Re: Business Law Rearch Paper - Need info for finding sources
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2011, 11:55:46 AM »
Use Google.  Find a WV lawyer, or judge, and ask them.  Use your school's subscription services to search news articles.  Try "West Virginia Law Review," its a legal publication by WVLS. 

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Re: Business Law Rearch Paper - Need info for finding sources
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2011, 04:08:42 PM »
If you need additional info, a lot of law professors post their research on ssrn.org.

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Re: Business Law Rearch Paper - Need info for finding sources
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2011, 09:59:26 AM »
I know I'm a bit late on this reply, but how about going to your school's law library and asking a reference librarian?  Your school probably subscribes to some law-related databases that would be extremely helpful with your paper, and the librarian would be able to help you.