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Basic legal research starting places

This guide will help you

  • Begin your research by using research manuals and guides

  • Find relevant dictionaries and encyclopedias

  • Find treatises and articles

  • Find primary sources: cases and legislation

  • Keep track of what you find

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For current and historical Canadian statutes and cases.

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