This guide is designed to provide researchers with a quick introduction to reliable sources of legal information. The emphasis is on publically available, free resources.
The subscription resources are clearly marked. All of the selected subscription resources listed are available to library patrons within the library. Access to these resources from off-campus is limited to RWU School of Law students, faculty and staff.
The lines of arrows on this chart illustrate the basic structure of and relationship between the federal and state court systems. The arrows point to the courts which must follow the higher court’s decisions.