Now that you have a research strategy and you know what kind of authority you are looking for, here is a guide to finding those resources, both in the Library and online.
Several websites provide free access to court decisions, primary law, and journal articles
Patrons on the U-M campus can access legal databases that provide a wide range of materials--state and federal, secondary and primary.
Research at the Michigan Law Library
For additional help diving into a research project, peruse the guide below.
The Law Library has a large collection of secondary sources in print.
Search the Library Catalog to discover what is available and where materials are located.
Available On Campus
Library patrons on the Ann Arbor campus have access to a variety of online resources through the E-Resources Page. Browse E-Resources by name, subject, or jurisdiction to discover electronic resources that will benefit your research. Some particularly useful sources of secondary authority are discussed below.
U.S Supreme Court Cases.
Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Federal District (Trial) Courts.