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Legal Research for UNT Students

Resources for students new to legal research

Reading a Legal Citation

Novice legal researchers are sometimes confused by legal citations but this a legal citation is often the only or best way to locate legal materials within databases or other legal resources.

Citing Legal Materials/Legal Style Manuals

Lawyers and scholars of the law have developed their own methods of citing legal materials in such documents as court briefs and law journals. Some other general style manuals have also developed specific rules for citing legal materials.

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