Legal Research and Citation Guides

Legal Research Guides

Legal Studies Subject Guide

How to Find a Court Case

Guide to Law Online
From the Law Library of Congress; "annotated compendium of Internet links; a portal of Internet sources of interest to legal researchers"

Guide to Legal Literacy
From the State Bar of California; provides a basic introduction to the US judicial system

 

Government Information & Legal Citation Guides

Basic Legal Citation
From the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University; introduction to basic legal citation with examples

Citing Government Information Sources
From the Univ. of Nevada at Reno; samples of MLA-style citations from various government information sources

DocsCite
From Arizona State University Libraries; step-by-step MLA and APA citations for government information sources