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Defining and Describing What We Do: Doctrinal Legal Research
Deakin Law Review
The practitioner lawyer of the past had little need to reflect on process. The doctrinal research methodology developed intuitively within the common law — a research method at the core of practice. There was no need to justify or classify it within a broader research framework. Modern academic lawyers are facing a different situation. At a time when competition for limited research funds is becoming more intense, and in which interdisciplinary work is highly valued and non-lawyers are involveddoi:10.21153/dlr2012vol17no1art70 fatcat:poiya7l2krh7dm734sefnxrkgy