Below is a brief explanation of the type of material you will find under each tab of this research guide.
Legislature/Statutes – contains links to the Minnesota State Legislature website and resources for researching the state constitution, laws, statutes, and current legislation.
Courts/Cases – contains links to the Minnesota Judicial Branch and specific court websites, and information about resources for finding opinions, briefs, and other materials related to the judicial process.
Agencies/Regulations – contains links to guides on the rulemaking process in Minnesota, the Minnesota State Register and Minnesota Rules, and several listings of Minnesota State Agencies.
Practice Tools – contains links to or information about Continuing Legal Education materials, the Minnesota Practice set, and forms and formbooks.
Law Libraries – contains links to the state, county, and academic law libraries in Minnesota.
A subject search may be more productive than a keyword search. Choose "Subject" from the drop-down menu in our catalog and enter the following terms:
Legal research -- Minnesota
Some resources in this guide are Mitchell Hamline School of Law licensed databases. These are available to students, faculty, and staff either with a network login or individual password. Many of them are also available to the public from the computers in the library, as well as through computers signed into the college's wireless network.
WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law are subscription services that require users to have individual user accounts for access. This guide does not always note when the specific sources and resources listed are available on these services. If you have a subscription to any of them, you may wish to check there for these materials.