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Hi everyone! It's Becky. Sad we don't get to hang out face-to-face, but know that I'm still here to help you out with research.The tab at the top has a link to our online reference help. There you can get help via chat, audio, or video all from the same link. It works for computers and on your phone. Before we jump in just a few legal research strategies:
Find secondary sources that interpret the impact of the law/case first, then find the case
Know the name of the case or law & which jurisdiction it is from
Use a legal dictionary
Recognize that not every situation has exact law or case that match. Much of legal research is finding similar situations and connecting them together.
State/local resources will differ greatly, but strategies are similar
Click here to watch a quick video that will introduce you to doing legal research utilizing freely available resources: Video Tour of Resources