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Getting Started

The legal collection covers many areas. Below are some of the most popular research needs.

Really don't know where to start? Try FindLaw. This comprehensive web site includes case law, statutes, codes, forms and a find-a-lawyer option. Free registration allows access to more. The Public Library of Law is another user-friendly site and includes case law (back to 1997), statutes, codes, Supreme Court decisions and court rules.

Don't see your topic? Submit your ideas for future "Getting Started" guides.