Researching the Law
Where You Can Go & What You Can Find
The purpose of legal research is to find legal authority that will support your position, help you oppose the other side's position, or generally aid you in understanding your situation or legal problem. Learn where you can go to do legal research and what types of materials are available.
Starting & Ending Your Research
Get some tips on starting your legal research - how to narrow your legal issue and decide which laws might apply. And nearly as important, learn when it might be time to end your research.