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A Guide to Sociology: Legal resources

Legal Resources

The CSU College of Law Library is a valuable resource. You do not have to be in law school in order to use the Law Library or to take materials out of that library. The computers in the Law Library are for law students only.

Black's Law Dictionary is available in print in several editions in the CSU College of Law Library.

An older edition is available at the Reference Desk in the Michael Schwartz Library.

Nolo's Free Dictionary of Law Terms and Legal Definitions

Glossary of legal terms from Court News Ohio

Ohio Revised Code

Ohio Administrative Code

Ohio Supreme Court  

To find articles

These are some databases that will help you find articles on a legal topic.

Legal Collection

LexisNexis Academic

To find topics for Sociology of Law classes, the databases below may help you:

Points of View Reference Center

Issues and Controversies

Subject Guide

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Diane Kolosionek
Diane Kolosionek
Head, Research & Liaison Services

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