Validating Sources

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Validating Sources

Course outcome addressed in this Assignment:

PA201-2: Verify that legal sources are accurate and up-to-date.

Instructions

Please use Keycite to validate the following sources and provide the requested information.

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Source: Westlaw KeyCite Help. Retrieved from http://text.westlaw.com/welcome/wlto/help/default.aspx?fn=_top&rs=ACCS8.05&rp=/welcome/wlto/help/default.aspx&helpkey=KeyCite&vr=2.0.  

  1. 566 A.2d 227

    • Provide the full Bluebook citation of the case.

    • What is the parallel citation of this case?

    • The case that cited this case, giving the full Bluebook citation.

    • A case that declined to follow this case, giving the full Bluebook citation.

    • Did any cases give this case positive treatment? Give a secondary source that cited to this case.

    • Is this case still valid law? How do you know?

  2. 543 F.2d 312

    • Provide the full Bluebook citation of the case.

    • Give one case that did not follow this case.

    • How many law reviews have cited to this case? Please give the citation to the first one to cite to this case.

  3. 297 N.E.2d 122

    • Provide the full Bluebook citation of the case.

    • Give one case that did not follow this case.

    • Is this case still good law? How do you know?

  4. 639 N.E.2d 1003

    • Provide the full Bluebook citation of the case.

    • What is the parallel citation of this case?

    • Has this case been overruled? If so by what case? (Provide full Bluebook citation)

  5. Keycite the following statute Ind. Code 9-30-5-2

    • How many total times has this statute been cited?

    • How many times has this statute been cited in court opinions?

    • How many law reviews have cited this statute?

    • Is this statute still good law?

  6. Locate 145 A.2d 482:

    • Provide the full Bluebook citation to this case.

    • How many total times has this case been cited?

    • Provde one case that distinguished itself from this case and give Bluebook citation.

    • Provide one secondary source that cited to this case.

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