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What You Always Wanted to Know about Legal Research (*But Were Afraid to Ask!)

This guide provides quick tips about common legal research tasks. It was originally prepared for a Bridge the Legal Research Gap program.

Revised Code of Washington

The Revised Code of Washington is the state counterpart to the U.S. Code. It contains the laws enacted by the Washington State Legislature, arranged by topic.

Just like with the U.S. Code, there is an official version published by the State of Washington and commercially published versions that contain references to court opinions, law review articles, and other sources.

Popular Name Tables and indexes are useful when searching for state laws, too.