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This subject guide links to resources for legal research. Students in a particular course should look for a guide specifically for that course, e.g., Political Science 418, "Legal Research & Writing."

Note (2018): This guide is under revision and most of its pages are currently not visible.

Legal Reference Sources

Dictionaries

For legal abbreviations use Bieber's Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations, searchable via LexisNexis Academic - Also available at Andersen Library's 2nd-floor Reference Desk

Legal Encyclopedias

  • American Jurisprudence 2d
  • Corpus Juris Secundum
    • In print: Andersen Library's 2nd-floor Law Collection, KF65 .M3)
    • Westlaw Patron Access: Start typing Corpus in the search box, or, click "Secondary Sources," then "Texts & Treatises" and look in the second column of sources. Note: This access is limited to one user at a time, and it is a trial for 2017/2018. Be sure to sign off when done in the upper right corner.

Directories of Lawyers, Law Firms, Law Schools, & Legal Associations (searchable)


Legal Forms


Miscellany


Search Internet

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