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State Case Law and Court Documents

Courts are increasingly making their materials freely available online, frequently via the court website. At the state level, this is particularly true for state Supreme Courts. When looking for state case law, it is often best to start at the website of the deciding court if you have a citation. The sources below provide alterantives for hard-to-find cases.

State Statutes and Regulations

Many states and localities publish some or all of their legislative materials on their website, so your first stop this type of research should generally be the website of the the state or locality in question. Remember, even if these materials are on official government websites, that does not mean that these are official copies of the materials in question.

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