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Guide to Law Online, Library of Congress

https://www.loc.gov/law/help/guide.php

The title speaks for itself. The Law Library for the Library of Congress is the world’s biggest free law library. It has international law, federal law, and law for every state in the country.

If you are new to legal research and not quite sure how to start, click on Robert Brammer’s An Index to In Custodia Legis Legal Research Guides. (http://blogs.loc.gov/law/category/research-guide-2/) This is a honey pot of beginner guides for locating free case law on the Internet, constitutional law, consumer protection law, contracts, social security disability, employment/labor law, legal ethics, discovery, evidence, patent law, real estate, small claims, legal writing, and much, much more.

Because there is so much information here, I suggest that you go to the main site and just start browsing. Get acquainted with its structure and note what interests you most. This Guide to Law Online worth a bookmark, regardless of your legal research expertise. -CCE

 

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