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Legal Studies

About this Guide

This Guide supports the Legal Studies major at Ithaca College.  

Description of Contents:

  • Nexis Uni:  Tip sheets, search commands, and videos centered around searching our top database for legal research
  • Areas of Law:  These are brief pathfinders to areas of law that are are studied at Ithaca College to get you started
  • Secondary:   Secondary sources are the books and articles that describe and discuss legal issues
  • Primary:  Primary sources are the cases, codes and regulations
  • Government by Jurisdiction:  Lists sources from local, state and federal levels of government. 
  • Chicago and Bluebook: Access style guides often used for legal citation

IC Pre-Law Society & Mock Trial

Interested in studying law?  Take a look at Ithaca College's Pre-Law Society programs & the IC Mock Trial Team.

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