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This page offers the top recommended databases and indexes for legal research generally and for U.S. (federal) and Washington State law specifically.

Legal Research Guides

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What's in the Guide

Law is the study of the principles and rules established by society and applied in the form of legislation, custom, or policies recognized and enforced by judicial decision.  This guide provides links to the most useful databases and resources for researching legal issues.  Use the tabs above or links below to navigate through the pages of this guide.


Gallagher Law Library

The Gallagher Law Library is currently closed to individuals who are not current UW Law faculty, staff or students. Faculty and students from all departments as well as members of the public are welcome to contact the librarians for help with legal research by calling (206-543-6794), using the Gallagher Chat service, or by email using the Ask Us! service.