Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice.

Research & Writing

-ee, -or
Neil Guthrie

Not the donkey from Winnie the Pooh, but a pair of word endings. First, –ee. As in trustee, lessee, mortgagee, bailee, drawee, payee, attendee, mentee and the like. This ending is common in law, often indicating the indirect object of some action. …


Searching Google Efficiently and Effectively
Alan Kilpatrick

The Internet is home to a growing body of high quality materials such as research guides, government reports, and legal commentary. Accessing this material is as easy as typing keywords into Google and hitting enter, right? Wrong! The challenge to using Google efficiently is wading through the overwhelming volume of results retrieved. Fortunately, there are tools to help pinpoint what you are looking for. There is far more to searching Google than you might think. …

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