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Top Sources for Legal Research


This guide will help you with Legal research. Note the tabs in blue above.

Case Law: access to federal court opinions at all 3 levels and state opinions at the appeals court levels

Federal Statutory Law: laws enacted by Congress

State, County and Municipal Laws: laws enacted by state legislatures; ordinances and codes from cities and counties

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks: background information on legal topics, definitions, citing legal resources

Websites: legal information, tax codes, copyright information, patent information, renters' rights, etc.

Feel free to ask at the Reference Desk for assistance using this guide. You may also contact Lynda Kellam, Data Services and Government Information Librarian, or make an appointment with her.

Legal Research Guides

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Lynda Kellam

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