1L Survival Guide
A guide for beginning law students about the UW Law School, skills, courses, faculty, textbooks, studying, exams, library access, and technology.
Bankruptcy/Debtor Creditor Proceedings
The Bankruptcy/Debtor Creditor Proceedings guide is designed to assist with locating bankruptcy law and debtor/creditor resources through the law library.
Children and the Law
This research guide is designed to address the specific needs and interests of UW Law School students enrolled in L&CP: Children, Law & Society.
Chile: A Legal Research Guide
Guide to Chilean legal materials (primarily federal) online and at the UW-Law Library. Sources are mainly in Spanish; annotations are given in English where deemed necessary. Note the dates of publication for each text, as some may be outdated.
This is a guide on Civil Procedure and the rules used by courts for civil trials.
This is a guide to UW Madison Libraries and online sources for research on copyright. Print and electronic resources are integrated and categorized according to topic.
Criminal Law and Procedure
This guide provides an overview of the UW Law Library's Criminal Law and Procedure holdings. It is designed to highlight key resources for 1Ls and Remington Center students.
Employment & Labor Law
This guide helps users navigate Federal and Wisconsin resources pertaining to employment and labor issues.
English Legal Materials
Guide to English primary and secondary legal resources available at the UW Law Library and online
This guide highlights relevant print and online resources held at the UW Law Library pertaining to ERISA.
Estate Planning, Wills and Probate
This guide provides basic information on estate planning, the transfer of property at death. A will designates how that property is to be transferred to designated beneficiaries. Probate is the legal process that oversees the transfer of these assets.
European Union Law
A brief guide to selected UW-Madison Law Library and electronic resources for research in EU Law. The UW Memorial Library, an EU depository library, has its own more extensive research guide; see the "Research Guides" section below for more info.
Foreign Commercial Law
This is a guide to UW-Madison Law Library and electronic resources in foreign commercial law. The emphasis is on primary and secondary materials for research in materials from Europe, South Asia and South East Asia.
GATT/WTO: A Research Guide
An guide to University of Wisconsin campus and electronic sources integral to legal research involving the World Trade Organization (WTO), and to a lesser extent, its predecessor, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).
Germany Legal Research Guide
This is a guide to UW-Madison campus and e-resources for research in German law. Note that many sources here are in German, and in-depth research will require knowledge of German.
This guide provides resources on Health Care Law.
This guide provides resources, including handbooks, reports & treatises, journals, federal & electronic resources on immigration law.
India Legal Research Guide
Guide to Indian primary and secondary legal resources (primarily federal) available at the UW Law Library and online.
This is a brief guide to selected University of Wisconsin campus and electronic resources for research in Islamic law.
Legal Aspects of Education
This guide serves as a reference to legal resources in the field of primary and secondary education. Many sources mentioned may be relevant to higher education research as well.
Library Guide for Cite-Checkers
This guide presents resources and strategies to assist students with citation checking, emphasizing sources that provide pdf images of documents wherever possible.
This guide serves as a basic catalog to the Lincoln Collection available at the U.W. Law Library.
Mental Health Law
A guide to resources on mental health law at the UW campus and online.
Mexico Legal Research Guide
Guide to Mexican legal materials (primarily federal) online and at the UW-Law Library. Sources are mainly in Spanish; annotations are given in English where deemed necessary.
Note the dates of publication for each text, as some may be outdated.
Native American Law & Legal Sources
An introduction to legal materials available at the UW Law Library on Native Americans and other native peoples of the US, such as Native Alaskans and Hawaiians. Includes treaties, statutes, executive orders, court decisions, and administrative actions.
Sources of current and historical newspapers available in print, electronically, and on microform through the UW-Madison Libraries and beyond.
The Patent Law Guide provides resources on patent law, patent searching, and patent associations.
Peru: A Legal Research Guide
Guide to Peruvian legal materials (primarily federal) online and at the UW-Law Library. Sources are mainly in Spanish; annotations are given in English where deemed necessary. Note the dates of publication for each text, as some may be outdated.
Real Estate Transactions
This guide provides resources, treatises, forms, journals & Web resources on Real Estate Transactions.
Secondary Legal Sources
This guide highlights a variety of secondary sources which are extremely useful in legal research. A go-to list with books organized by topic.
Guide for locating information regarding federal securities law.
U.S. Government Documents Guide
The UW Law Library is a federal depository library serving the university community and the general public. This is a selective list of major document titles or series currently received by the library.
This guide provides information on federal and state water law, the Great Lakes Compact, water services & organizations, international laws, treatises, cases & climate change resources.
Wisconsin Legal Information Sources Guide
This guide compiles information about sources of authoritative legal information for Wisconsin attorneys, emphasizing reliable sources of free and low-cost information.