Below is a brief explanation of the type of material you will find under each tab of this research guide.
Legislature/Statutes – contains links to the Minnesota State Legislature website and resources for researching the state constitution, laws, statutes, and current legislation.
Courts/Cases – contains links to the Minnesota Judicial Branch website and resource for finding case decisions.
Agencies/Regulations – contains links to guides on the rulemaking process in Minnesota, the Minnesota State Register and Minnesota Rules, and several listings of Minnesota State Agencies.
Practice Tools – contains links to Continuing Legal Education materials, the Minnesota Practice set and information on how to locate forms and formbooks.
Law Libraries – contains links to the state, county, and academic law libraries in Minnesota.
Database Access Information
Some resources in this guide are William Mitchell College of Law licensed databases. These are available to students, faculty, and staff either with a network login or individual password. Many of them are also available to the public from the computers in the library, as well as through computers signed into the college's wireless network.
Westlaw and LexisNexis are subscription services that require users to have individual user accounts for access.
Welcome to the Warren E. Burger Library research guide for Minnesota Legal Research. This guide is intended as a starting point for your research; for additional help, please contact the reference librarians.
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Legal research -- Minnesota
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