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Free Online Legal Research

This guide describes freely available online legal research sources. It covers primary law (case law, statutes, regulations, etc.), secondary sources, legal forms, research guides and other reference tools, news sources, and self-help resources.


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  GPO's MetaLib

The Government Publishing Office (GPO)'s federated search tool, MetaLib (link below), can be used to simultaneously search several government information databases, including AGRICOLA Books, Access to Archival Databases (AAD) System -  NARA, AUL Index to Military Periodicals, Catalog of U.S. Government Publication (CGP), Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Catalog Search, Library of Congress (LOC), PubMed, TRIS Online, and