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Law Library Alumni Services Guide: Free Legal Research Sources on the Web

Law Library's Subject-Specific Research Guides

The Law Library's Web site contains a variety of information that may be useful for your research. Of particular note is our Research Guides collection, prepared by the Reference Department librarians. The collection includes helpful guides to starting research on topics such as intellectual property law, business law, and more.

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Helpful Free Online Legal Research Resources

Legal research and law-related websites are prevalent on the Internet, but not all contain reliable and high-quality information.  Our reference librarians suggest the following federal and state government websites, university websites, and organizational websites as good sources for free, online legal research.

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Patricia Scott
Director, Law Library & Clinical Professor of Law

Philip H. Corboy Law Center

25 E. Pearson St.

Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 915-8515