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Legal Research: Getting Started

Legal Rsearch

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 much easier. The following guide will help you conduct effective & efficient legal research.

Law 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.

Legal Research Databases

Below are links to databases at CSULA that are used for legal research.

Legal Research Guides

Below are links to online guides for more help in understanding legal research.

Subject Guide

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