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View Resource Locating the Law: A Handbook for Non-Law Librarians in Michigan

Describes resources and strategies for finding legal information, with an emphasis on Michigan online and print legal materials. Written by academic, law firm, and government librarians, this publication also adresses best reference practices for non-law librarians, and discusses the difference between giving legal advice and providing legal information.

https://www.oakgov.com/lawlibrary/Documents/documents/PDFLoc...
View Resource Handbook of Legal Terms

Provides definitions of commonly-used legal words and phrases in Michigan law.  

https://mjieducation.mi.gov/documents/resources-for-trial-co...
View Resource How To Research A Legal Problem: A Guide For Non-Lawyers

A free, informative guide to help non-lawyers find legal rules that can resolve or prevent conflict with minimal legal jargon and basic legal resources.

http://www.aallnet.org/products/pub_how_to.asp
View Resource Legal Information Institute

A gateway for free legal information from numerous U.S. jurisdictions. Includes “WEX,” an online legal dictionary and encyclopedia.

http://www.law.cornell.edu
View Resource Bankruptcy Basics

Provides basic information on different aspects of federal bankruptcy laws, a basic explanation of different chapters under which a bankruptcy case may be filed and answers FAQs on the process.

http://www.uscourts.gov/FederalCourts/Bankruptcy/BankruptcyB...
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