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Prosecution Function

Research Dos and Don'ts

You may use news articles to support FACTUAL ASSERTIONS but not for legal support.  DON'T use news articles for legal support.  

  • DO conduct an INTERVIEW to obtain support for your paper.  An in-person interview is preferred, but if absolutely necessary a written source can be used.
  • DO cite to reliable sources such as law review articles, primary sources of law, legal treatises, etc.  DON'T cite to Wikipedia or other web sources of questionable reliability.
  • DO look at reliable websites, such as those linked in this guide.