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Researching the Law in the United States for LLM Students


This guide is intended to introduce LLM students to the U.S. legal system and provide starting points for conducting legal research as well as non-legal research. 

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Please contact the reference desk at if you need an account for Westlaw, Lexis Advance, or Bloomberg Law. HeinOnline is available to everyone in the Stanford University community and does not require an individual account.