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How to Find a Case   Tags: case law, legal research  

A brief guide about finding Michigan and federal case law
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2014 URL: http://cooleylawlibguides.com/findacase Print Guide RSS Updates

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How to Find a Case: Introduction

This research guide is an instructional “how to” on locating both Michigan and federal case law. This guide discusses how to find valid case law in a variety of sources as well as provide a selective list of general legal research resources available at the Cooley libraries. It also outlines various databases and internet resources in order to identify useful case law online

The guide is organized according to the topics listed to the left, in the guide outline. 

In the sections of the guide focusing on print materials, the "location" provides the call number for a work. Clicking on the title takes a user to the relevant entry in the catalog. Where possible, guide sections about statutes link to the appropriate law.

And please contact us if you have any questions or need further guidance.

 

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Korinna Kasara is a reference librarian at the Grand Rapids campus. 

Last updated 10/29/13.

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