This guide will direct you to some accessible legal resources for NYU journalism students, journalists, and other non-lawyers. It will also provide strategies for navigating the complex world of legal research, including determining the type of legal research you need, gathering background or contextual information about your case or topic, and determining which databases to search.
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Statutes are laws that are enacted by legislators. Case law is law that is decided in courts. Administrative laws are regulations that come from government agencies.
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