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Nursing: Legal Information

Electronic and print resources for all areas of nursing.

Library Legal Resources

Help with Analyzing a Law or Court Case

For analyzing your law, look for law review articles or scholarly journal articles in the databases appropriate for your topic, e.g.SocINDEX with Full Text for a topic about domestic violence. (For New York State laws, also look for analyses done by the New York State Assembly.) Click here for the complete list of University Libraries databases. Click here for the complete list of University Libraries electronic journals.

Getting Started

Before starting in-depth research on a legal policy topic, you may wish to consult some general works that will provide a topic overview. A few good background sources include:

Government Legal Information