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Legal Research

This research guide introduces users to the legal research process. If you're new to legal research, it's best to follow this guide step-by-step.

Legal Citations: Examples

Case Law


Law Review Article

Legal Encyclopedia Entry

State Code

US Code


Federal Regulation


Legal Citations

Legal citations are very specifically formatted and include many abbreviations, and they can be a challenge to create or understand. Use the following resources for information on how to cite legal sources.