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Self-Represented Litigant Resources: Home


This guide is intended to aid non-lawyers and self-represented litigants in finding and decoding legal information. Please click the tabs above to begin.

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Books about Legal Research

These books explain how to conduct legal research. If you don't find what you need in this list, consult the books tab within this guide, or search SuperSearch (the library catalog) or Amazon for "legal research."

Books about the Legal System

These books explain the legal system and process.  If you don't find what you need in this list, consult the Books tab within this guide, or search our entire catalog or Amazon for "legal self-help."

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