Benjamin Ramsden, UVic Law Student, Advanced Legal Research and Writing Guest Blogger, writes for Slaw about the The Importance of Keeping a Record of legal research.

“When I registered for ALRW I thought the most important improvement in my research skills would relate to finding and locating relevant legal materials. However, learning to keep a detailed record of my research has been the most valuable skill I’ve developed.”

He details the strategies that he has developed to organize his research and prevent duplicative efforts such as:

  • Listing Search Results Under Research Sources
  • Recording Citations of Useful Cases and Statutes
  • Separating Issues
  • …and more.

Read the full article here.