This book fulfills the need of beginning legal researchers for concise explanations of the sources they will use early in their careers by combining an overview of essential primary and secondary sources with an introduction to research methods that will enable a novice researcher to move beyond the sources described in the text.A teacher's manual is also available. "Barbara J. Busharis and Suzanne E. Rowe have written a fine book to teach [the] basics. It should be in every library that supports Florida research. Overall, their book is excellent. It is well-written, well-planned, and extremely useful." -Legal Information Alert, Volume 22, #2, Alert Publications, Inc., Chicago, IL, www.alertpub.com, on the second edition ". . . a concise, no-nonsense book that will both educate laywers anew as well as remind them about what they once knew on everything from the basics to the truly obscure. . . . this book is well-written, clearly organized, and truly a gem." -Trial Advocate Quarterly, on the second editionBusharis, Barbara J. is the author of 'Florida Legal Research', published 2007 under ISBN 9781594604041 and ISBN 1594604045.