How to Find United States Legal Information: Introduction

Finding and documenting U.S. Legal Information

About the Study of Law

"How ought law to be understood as a cultural system?

How does it reflect or embody the debates and divisions of the cultures in which it is found?

How have legal institutions embraced and constructed, as well as silenced and stigmatized, various national, social, cultural, and personal identities?"


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