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Introduction to United States Law

This guide will provide an introduction to United States law for those new to the study of United States law or anyone looking for a general overview.

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This guide is intended to provide a general background and context of United States law for new LL.M. students, or any other students interested in U.S. law. Among other topics, this guide includes introductory materials regarding research and writing, legal terminology, rules of procedure and how U.S. laws are made.

For the contents of this research guide, see the Getting Around box on the left-hand side of this page.

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