A long time best selling comprehensive text for basic legal research the process of legal research practices and resources ninth edition melds a rich discussion of legal authorities with a presentation of strategic processes for researching using the vast array of resources now available to the legal researcher. Sometimes legal research can help determine whether a legal issue is a case of first impression that is unregulated or lacks legal precedent virtually every lawsuit appeal criminal case and legal process in general requires some amount of legal research. The main goal of legal research is to find primary mandatory authority which is the law from the highest authority local state or federal that controls your legal issue persuasive authority includes primary authority law from another jurisdiction decisions from lower courts within your jurisdiction and all secondary authority non law . Legal research an overview the purpose of legal research is to find authority that will aid in finding a solution to a legal problem primary authorities are the rules of law that are binding upon the courts government and individuals. Overview of the legal research process the following overview is adapted from notes prepared by ruth bird bodleian law librarian the research path you follow will vary depending on the nature of your topic and legal issue
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