Using the Law Library: A Guide for Educators - Part I: Untangling the Legal System

Journal of Law & Education, Vol. 33, No. 2, p. 214, 2004

12 Pages Posted: 14 Mar 2007  

William A. Hilyerd

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Abstract

Researching legal issues can be a trying experience for individuals who do not deal with legal issues on a daily basis. This is the first in a series of articles designed to assist anyone not in the legal profession in locating legal materials. In this article, the researcher is introduced to the structure of our legal system and the legal materials created by each branch of government are identified and explained.

Keywords: Legal Research, Court System

Suggested Citation

Hilyerd, William A., Using the Law Library: A Guide for Educators - Part I: Untangling the Legal System. Journal of Law & Education, Vol. 33, No. 2, p. 214, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=970982

Will Hilyerd (Contact Author)

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )

University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
United States
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