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Legal library resources free and available By Hon. Brian L. McPheters Administrative Law, April 2010 Enhance your legal research with these alternative resources.
Chair’s column: Legal library resources free and available By Hon. Brian L. McPheters General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2009 If you live too far from Chicago to be able to use the Daley Center Law Library, you may have a law library in your own courthouse. Unfortunately, these are often not extensive or current or have many subscription services. Alternative research locations may still be available to you.
Practice tip: Vital information at your fingertips—A tour of the Daley Center Law Library By Robert F. Brunn and Bennie E. Martin General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2009 The law is always changing, and lawyers and their staffs need to be able to continually research in order to stay on top of critical developments in the law. Local and state legislatures and the U.S. Congress are constantly adding or modifying statutes; administrative agencies regularly adjust their guidelines; and courts routinely write opinions that provide or revise precedents.
Research resources from Illinois Academic Law Libraries By Tom Gaylord Government Lawyers, September 2009 A handy guide to the websites of many law libraries.