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Legal Research Tutorial: Finding Secondary Legal Information

Introduction

This module will help you use online library resources to locate secondary legal material. Unlike primary sources such as cases and statutes, secondary sources do not have the force of law. However, they do provide useful commentary on and analysis of legal issues. This module will help you locate the following types of secondary literature:

To find out how to find legal information from secondary sources, click on the link for one of the three sections or click on Next below.