Last Updated: Nov 1, 2013
Laws in Wisconsin come from several sources and are recorded in different ways. This guide will help you find state law and local law in the University Library.
- Lexis Nexis: Academic
Provides access to state legal information. Select U.S. Legal, then Federal & State Cases or Federal Statutes, Codes and Regulations for Statutory Law. For help searching see Lexis Nexis Legal Sources Instructions.
Comprehensive Legal Site.
- Free Legal Aid Wisconsin
- Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
(LII) 2006 edition) by Peter W. Martin, will provide information on proper citation format for legal materials.
- Introduction to Legal Materials: a Manual for Non-Librarians in Wisconsin
From the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin, Public Access to Legal Information Committee. This is a comprehensive guide tot he federal, state and international legal systems.
- Legal Q and A
- University of Wisconsin Law Library
- Wisconsin Bar's Home Page (WisBar)
- Wisconsin Constitution
- Wisconsin Court System
Includes access to Wisconsin's Civil Courts, Municipal Courts, Supreme Court, and Court of Appeals.
- Wisconsin Legislator Briefing Book
From the Wisconsin Legislative COuncil. A handbook in several sections. Covers the administrative rules process, legislative documents and procedures, budget process, and ethics code.
- State Budget Process
From Wisconsin Legislator Briefing Book.
- Wisconsin State Law Library