This lesson will give students a basic introduction to using the Internet for legal research. Students will consider when it is appropriate to use the Internet as a research tool in legal practice. Students will then be introduced to three practical approaches to doing legal research on the Internet.
On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. List examples of what legal material is available for free online.
2. Explain when you should consider using the Internet as a research tool.
3. Describe how to evaluate material you find on the Internet.
4. List three practical methods for doing legal research on the Internet.