Per the text, computers are playing an increasingly important role in the practice of law. Successful paralegals must be comfortable with using electronic databases and research tools.
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:
- Discuss a paralegalâ€™s ethical obligation to conduct competent electronic research. Provide two (2) examples of the potential consequences of inept electronic research practices.
- Determine whether or not traditional reference materials (e.g., State and Federal Reporters, Westâ€™s Encyclopedia, etc.) can be as current as electronic resources. Provide two (2) advantages and two (2) disadvantages to using traditional resource materials.
- Use at least two (2) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
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