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Katsuey's Legal Gateway is a free legal directory for legal professionals researching law related topics on the Internet and lay-people who want to know more about the law, understand their legal rights and obligations and search for an attorney to assist them.
Our wonderful legal research links are available to everyone; however, we do not provide legal advice and we provide legal research services only to licensed attorneys on a fee basis.
Katsuey's Legal Gateway is not meant to replace seeking legal advice from skilled attorneys; rather we developed these legal and legal related links for legal professionals and consumers to use in researching the law.
www.katsuey.com   (747 words)

  Legal research - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Legal forms can be some of the hardest documents to find because one person may call a form by one name while another person knows it by an entirely different name (neither of which may be the actual, official name of the form).
Legal researchers may also need the briefs and other background materials connected with a case, which are included in docket records.
In addition to the text of the current law itself, legal researchers may also have to research the background documents connected with the statute, which is known as Legislative history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Legal_research   (4078 words)

 Your Public Law Library
This mini research guide is intended to help you learn the legal research process, with guidance on where to start and what resources to check as you research your legal problem.
Legal research guides are useful for helping the beginning researcher decide what court, government agency, or jurisdiction has the power to hear and decide his or her legal problem.
While researching in practice guides, self-help books, and viewing the annotated codes, you likely will have noted several references to cases that you want to look up because they are similar to your legal research issue and may help (or hurt) your own case.
www.publiclawlibrary.org /research.html   (3062 words)

 Legal research - Wex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The purpose of legal research is to find "authority" that will aid in finding a solution to a legal problem.
The resources available to find legal authority are vast and complicated leading many law schools to require students to take a class in legal research.
Case digests enable a researcher to look up a particular area of the law and find a list of case decisions that are "reported" in relevant case reporters.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/legal_research.html   (515 words)

 LexisNexis Research Solutions
Ensure your research is thorough by using our comprehensive sources and convenient search tools to quickly locate elusive parties, witnesses, and other individuals; find bankruptcy history; gather competitive intelligence; track ownership of assets; and much more.
SmartLinx is a powerful investigative research tool that quickly locates and associates a mountain of facts from public records to help you pinpoint a single person, location, or organization you’re looking for.
The Michie name has been a part of legal publishing since the early 1800's and is one of the nation's authorities in a wide range of topics, including litigation, torts, business and international law.
www.lexisnexis.com /legalresearchtask   (641 words)

 NMBAR | Legal Research
Law and Politics Internet Guide - Designed for the legal profession, academia and the public, is a one stop source for legal research.
National Law Library ;- Legal research, New Mexico case law from 1950 to the present, state statutes scheduled for January 1 2001.
Research One - Provides customized legal research, writing, and analysis solutions to practising lawyers worldwide.
www.nmbar.org /Template.cfm?Section=Legal_Research   (914 words)

 HLS Library: French Legal Research
Therefore, researching French law does not follow the same methodology as legal research in common law jurisdictions, like the United States.
In accordance with the civil law tradition, much greater emphasis in the French legal system is placed on codified law, the many codes, rather than on case law and precedent, as in common law jurisdictions.
As with research in common law countries, looking at the legislative process and the resulting legislation is also important, particularly for pending legislation or for constructing a legislative history.
www.law.harvard.edu /library/services/research/guides/international/france/index.php   (344 words)

 Legal Research Guides
Japanese Legal Research at the University of Washington: Identifies basic reference sources, law sources, and strategies and materials for finding cases, periodical articles, laws, and other material.
Legal Career Tips: Links to job and career information included in the Law Library News columns, Book of the Week entries, and related legal research guides.
Legal Research Sources for the Innocence Project Northwest Clinic: Covers 50-state law comparisons, databases, websites and blogs, historical statutes, and related materials.
lib.law.washington.edu /ref/guides.html   (3334 words)

 SIU Law Library: Korean Legal Research Resources on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
For most researchers in the United States, there is no ready access to Korean print materials since there are only a few law libraries in the United States that collect comprehensive Korean legal materials.
From 1979-1986, it was published by the Legislative Research Institute, from 1986-1995, by the Ministry of Court Administration, and from 1996- by the Supreme Court Library.
Official case reports, legal research guides, legal periodicals, legal textbooks, and legal commentaries in English are all needed for comprehensive legal research.
www.law.siu.edu /lawlib/koreanlaw   (6977 words)

 Legal research links / resources - for lawyers, law firms, consumers by Consultwebs.com.
Legal research links / resources - for lawyers, law firms, consumers by Consultwebs.com.
Consultwebs.com's Legal Links will help you reach your target audience.
The sponsor rates for Consultwebs.com's Legal Links (subject to change without notice) are: button on a category page $300 for 3 months, $450 for 6 months and $600 for a year; button on the main page $450 for 3 months, $600 for 6 months and $900 for 1 year.
www.legalresourcelinks.com   (328 words)

 Law Books, Legal Books, Legal/Paralegal Giude, Attorney Books, Legal Business Books - Attorey Research Groups
A member of Juriscape, Attorney Research Group is the largest online source of legal information dedicated solely to serving legal professionals.
Through years of extensive research, we have been able to compile comprehensive data about attorneys, including their practice areas, locations, law schools, and class ranks/grades.
We are specialists in the legal community and are committed 100 percent to this industry.
www.attorneyresearchgroup.com   (524 words)

 Legal Research and Citation Style in USA
The format for citations to legal materials is different from the format for scholarly citations to books and periodicals in general.
The generally accepted style manual for legal citations in the USA is the Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, which is published by the editors of four prestigious law reviews at Columbia University, Harvard, Univ. of Pennsylvania, and Yale Law Schools.
Annotations in ALR are not commonly cited, except as authority for a statement of a legal rule in the majority of jurisdictions.
www.rbs0.com /lawcite.htm   (5978 words)

 Legal Research Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Legal research requires the use of special tools and publications.
Search or browse our collection of annotated resources for factual or legal research.
To learn about conducting legal research, see our articles and tips.
www.virtualchase.com /resources/index.shtml   (91 words)

 Legal Links - Legal Research Page - Legal Research, Legal Links, Case Law and Professional Directories for Legal ...
Legal Links - Legal Research Page - Legal Research, Legal Links, Case Law and Professional Directories for Legal Professionals.
Use the links below to find legal resources.
Use the links to the right to find state or federal court links.
www.romingerlegal.com   (56 words)

 Statutes & Cases - Learn About Legal Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Most legal research involves state statutes rather than federal statutes because states have the sole power to make the law in many areas, such as child custody, divorce, landlord-tenant, small business, personal injury, and wills and trusts.
A growing number of legal areas are covered by both state and federal statutes, including consumer protection, employment, and food and drug regulation.
When you are researching the laws that apply to your situation, check your local ordinances.
www.nolo.com /statute/index.cfm   (2737 words)

Free Legal Forms As a service to the public, we offer more than 2,000 FREE legal forms, and answers to common legal and financial questions.
It also provides an overview of the structure of the various state and federal court systems, and describes the primary legal sources (case reporters, statutory and regulatory compilations) where the law per se can be located.
It also provides an overview of the structure of the various state and federal court systems, and describes the primary legal sources (case reporters, statutory and regulatory compilations) where the law can be located.
www.angelfire.com /az/sthurston/research.html   (2610 words)

 MegaLaw - Free Legal Research
LEGAL NOTICE - The information provided by MegaLaw.com is 'AS IS' without any warranty of any kind.
This site is for information only; it does not constitute legal advice, or advice of any kind.
MegaLaw.com is not your lawyer, and even though MegaLaw.com, LLC has owners and managers who are lawyers, the Company does not practice law.
www.megalaw.com /research.php   (199 words)

 Research Guides and Videos - Boston College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Librarians distribute them in their legal research classes, and library patrons use them to learn how to conduct research in particular areas of the law and work with materials in various formats.
You may view the research guides as PDF Files as exact duplicates of the printed versions.
Currently, the library has three research videos on using Shepard's in Print.
www.bc.edu /schools/law/library/research/researchguides   (176 words)

 American Bar Association's Lawlink: The Legal Research Jumpstation
Daily news about the law and well-written discussions of legal research and other information technologies affecting the practice of law.
Hosted by Cornell University's School of Law, the LII is one of the preeminent legal resources on the Web, including one of the best arrangements of the Code of Federal Regulations and many substantive resources.
Findlaw, owned by West Group, is probably the leading free online index of legal materials, with links to off-site resources as well as a great deal of hosted material and tools, including hosted e-mail and the Lawcrawler search engine.
www.abanet.org /tech/ltrc/lawlink/home.html   (1259 words)

 GSU College of Law -- Meta-Index for U.S. Legal Research
If you are aware of searchable legal indexes which have not been included, or have other comments, and especially if you discover that one of the links is broken, please send email to Patrick Wiseman (pwiseman@gsu.edu).
Please do not make your own local copy of this page, unless you agree to make no changes to the page, and you agree to subscribe to the email alert (by sending email to metaindex@gsulaw.gsu.edu) and to replace the page whenever it is updated.
If you would like to receive email notification when the Meta-Index for U.S. Legal Research is modified, please send an email to metaindex@gsulaw.gsu.edu If you add your address to our list, you will only be notified when major revisions of the Meta-Index are released.
gsulaw.gsu.edu /metaindex   (755 words)

 LEGAL RESEARCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
When reviewing and researching cases one is presumed to understand that there are three types of authority to notice when studying court decisions.
So, if you live in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, or Tennessee and are researching case law on a subject you should keep your research limited to these Courts, the 6th Circuit Federal Court.
Shepard's is a legal service that assists a legal researcher in determining if a case has been overturned, in part or fully, by listing cases decided since the case you check with Shepard's Case Lists.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/6260/legalsearch.html   (1424 words)

 GlobaLex - Philippine Legal Research Guide
All cases involving the legality pf any tax, impost, assessment, or toll, or any penalty imposed in relation thereto.
Promulgate rules concerning the protection and enforcement of constitutional rights, pleading, practice, and procedure in all courts, the admission to the practice of law, the Integrated Bar, and legal assistance to the underprivileged.
Such rules shall provide a simplified and inexpensive procedure for the speedy disposition of cases, shall be uniform for all courts the same grade, and shall not diminish, increase or modify substantive rights.
www.nyulawglobal.org /globalex/Philippines.htm   (4836 words)

 Legal Research Using the Internet
The present guide is intended to explain why the Internet is useful for legal research, and describe some of the major resources available on the Internet for researching the law of the United States and other countries, comparative law, and international law.
The Internet is strongest for non-legal materials, and for legal materials that are usually not found or will not be available as quickly on LEXIS and WESTLAW and print publications in your law library.
A good approach is to have a research plan, and if you're uncertain where to begin, ask your librarian, a colleague or someone else who might be familiar with your legal research topic.
www.lib.uchicago.edu /~llou/mpoctalk.html   (2212 words)

 Legal Education & Research - The 'Lectric Law Library's Study of Law Study
Legal Education and Research - The 'Lectric Law Library's Study of Law Study
We've collected, prepared, and edited tons of legal research guides, course/subject outlines, class tests and real-world info on legal education and being a lawyer.
thinking of the thing it is attached to, then you have a legal mind.
www.lectlaw.com /study.html   (825 words)

 Free Legal Research, Resources, And Law Research - Lawyers.com
Access legal articles, law message boards and other legal research resources for these personal and business law topics:
Take time to learn how the legal system you and your attorney will be working with operates.
Disclaimer: The information provided on Lawyers.com is not legal advice, Lawyers.com is not a lawyer referral service, and no attorney-client or confidential relationship is or should be formed by use of the site.
research.lawyers.com   (382 words)

 beSpacific: Legal Research Archives
We achieve this goal through a cross-disciplinary research agenda in which we consider all facets of the problem, ranging from psychological aspects and technology matters to legal issues and interface design considerations.
ABA press release: "Domestic violence remains a stark and brutal reality: one in four women in the U.S. will be a victim in her lifetime and studies indicate that as many as 10 million children witness domestic violence in their homes each year.
In public comments filed with the National Institutes of Health on pharmacogenomics (PGx) research, or research using genetic information to create highly personalized medicine, the World Privacy Forum recommended that all research activities that involve any type of patient-specific genetic information be required to have certificates of confidentiality, whether that information appears identifiable or not.
www.bespacific.com /mt/archives/cat_legal_research.html   (10808 words)

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