Law librarian Mary Whisner (U of Washington Law) reported on the AALL Academic SIS listserv today the resulted of a survey done by The ABA Section of Litigation of law students (they apparently do regular surveys). Although the response rate is admittedly low (172), the students who responded indicated a strong vote of support for legtal research:
Which of the following first-year courses has proven to be the most valuable to you during your time in law school?
40% of respondents answered with Legal Research and Writing (with the next highest response being contracts at 17%)
Which of the following . . . [more]