The way you put ideas together reflect your level of understanding about the issue you have inquired in your research, which, is what your professor looks for when she/he assess your work. In this slide, it introduces 5 level of research output and note the differences between different sentences, and the depth of idea you could get.
A subject encyclopedia contains articles (some short, some long) on the theories, events and thinkers that sum up the available literature about a discipline. Articles are arranged in alphabetical order.Indexes in the back of the encyclopedia can help you to determine if the encyclopedia contains an article on your topic, or if your topic is covered within an essay on a related topic.
In this slide, here are some examples of subject encyclopedias that may available in your university library.
Apart from subject domain knowledge, there are some personal competencies and skills that learner may want to develop in university. The personal competencies and skills include, critical thinking, evaluating definitions, evaluating arguments, evaluating news & media, evaluating scientific studies, evaluating disagreement, and evaluating statistics & graphs.
You have learned that it is necessary to evaluate legal information. And you have also learned some evaluation criteria. In this exercise, learners are required to match the legal information together.
One may try to publish in the best law review or journal as much as possible for various reasons, such as getting a teaching job. Journals are normally ranked by rates of citation, prominence of authors,reputation, etc. In this presentation, there are various law review and journal lists, some provide ranking information. The ranking is based on the mechanism adopted by the respective system.