Alaska Legal Research: Primary and Secondary Resources
This lesson shows how to research Alaskan state law. Topics include statutes and codes, administrative law, ethics rules, the court system, secondary sources, and cases.
Using a hypothetical research problem, the lesson walks through efficient ways to find answers.
On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Explain the difference between primary and secondary sources.
2. Discuss the challenges associated with using Alaska secondary sources.
3. List the state's primary legal resources.
4. Choose one primary resource and discuss how to locate it.