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An introduction to the creation of law and how to find legal information

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Legal Dictionary

Don't understand a legal term or jargon? Need help with concepts while reading things like cases and statutes? Click here for a reliable on-line legal dictionary.


In construction of this guide I consulted the LibGuides created by the following librarians: 

Michael Germano JD, MA, MS, California State Library, Los Angeles Library.

Deborah Mongeau, University of Rhode Island Library.

Kincaid Brown, University of Michigan Law Library.


Legal research may appear difficult but once you understand some core concepts related to law and how it is created as well as published, it becomes easier. The following guide will help you conduct effective & efficient legal research.


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Seton Hall University
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