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American Legal History

A guide to help researchers begin finding primary law and secondary sources on American Legal History

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Law Journals

Looking through old copies of legal history law journals can show you articles that scholars have written in the past. This can help you in finding a topic, or help you find sources that you would not have found on your own.


History Organizations can be a good place to see what the current focus of the profession is on. They often also have publications and free resources on their websites that can typically be trusted.