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Researching the Law in the United States for LLM Students

Resources for LLM students for research, the U.S. legal system, and studying at law school


This guide is designed for LLM students studying at the Robert Crown Law Library at Stanford Law School. Below, you'll find links to our most frequently-used resources.

This guide also provides an introduction to resources related to the U.S. government structure and legal system; guides to legal secondary sources (including legal dictionaries and citations) and legal primary sources; information about starting points for non-legal research; and a guide to study aids, course reserves, and other useful information for studying at the law school library.

Library Resources Overview

During your time at SLS, we hope you take advantage of the myriad resources available to you through the library. Some of the most frequently-used resources are: