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Law Resources   Tags: law, legal, paralegal  

Use this guide to find primary and secondary law resources.
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Primary and secondary sources are essential for conducting successful legal research. This guide provides starting points for locating legal information and resources. Ask A Librarian if you need additional help!

Law Libraries

Please review library hours, access procedures, and research services available to the general public before visiting the following law libraries.


Types of Sources

Primary sources of law consist of state and federal statues, case law, administrative laws, and Constitutions.

Secondary sources such as legal encyclopedias describe or analyze the law. Dictionaries and digests are finding tools.


Legal Research

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Legal research : how to find & understand the law
Call Number: KF 240 .E35 2004

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Legal research in a nutshell
Call Number: KF240 .C54 2007

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Basic legal research : tools and strategies
Call Number: KF240 .S66 2003

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Kim Farley
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Business & Economics, Computer InformationTechnology, Crminal Justice, and Paralegal
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