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Maryland Legal Research

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Maryland Legal Research Resources


Maryland People's Law Library Understanding Legal Research


Maryland People's Law Library Research Guides


Maryland State Law Library Research Guides 


University of Maryland Law School Maryland Research Guide  


Maryland Courts Access to Justice Department Videos and Tip Sheets:

     What is the Law?

     How to Research the Law.


LISP Maryland Public Librarian's toolkit:



Other state toolkits:




General Legal Research Guides and Manuals


Hazelton, Penny A., ed. Specialized Legal Research. 2014 ed. Seattle: Gallagher Law Library, 2014.

 (REF KF240.S69 2014) 


Kunz, Christina L. The Process of Legal Research. 6th ed. New York: Aspen, 2004. (REF KF240.P76 2004) 


Cohen, Morris L. and Olson, Kent C. Legal Research in a Nutshell. 11th ed. St. Paul: West, 2013.

 (REF KF230.C54 2013) 


Berring, Robert C. and Edinger, Elizabeth A. Finding the Law. 12th ed. St. Paul: Thomson West, 2005. 

(REF KF240.B45 2005) 


Barkan, Steven M., Mersky, Roy M., and Dunn, Donald J. Fundamentals of Legal Research. 9th ed. New York: Thomson Reuters foundation Press, 2009. (REF KF240.J3 2009) 


Elias, Stephen. Legal Research: How to Find & Understand the Law. 15th ed. Berkely, CA: NOLO Press, 2009. (SELF-HELP KF242.A1E43 2009) 


Irving, Shae. Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law. 8th ed. Berkeley, CA: Nolo, 2011.

(SELF-HELP KF387.N65 2011) 

How to Research a Legal Problem: A Guide for Non-Lawyers


NOLO Laws and Cases: How to Do Legal Research


How to Read a Legal Opinion : A Guide for New Law Students / Orin S. Kerr   



Google Search Operators: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2466433?hl=en


Thurgood Marshall Law Library Guide to Legal Research https://www.law.umaryland.edu/Thurgood-Marshall-Law-Library/Research-Guides/TMLL-Guide-to-Legal-Research/


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