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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. It provides resources for those seeking an introduction to U.S. law, starting points for U.S. legal research, and information about studying at the law library.

Immediately below this introduction, we've provided a list of frequently-used resources available to you.

The remainder of the guide is divided into the following sections:

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: