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Free Legal Research Sources

Introduction and Purpose

The purpose of this research guide is to provide users with access to free legal resources located on the web.  The guide is organized by topic instead of by source, allowing users multiple access points to the same information.

Featured Websites

Below are just a couple of the websites that feature prominently in this research guide.  Although there are many places one could find free legal information, the below sources seem to be the best balance of reliability, ease of use, and depth of information.

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