Welcome! New to law school? The Law Library — your library — has a number of materials to help you succeed, including our online guides about services to law students:  the Burns Law Library Welcome Guide and Services @ the Jacob Burns Law Library  Our research guides include guides that cover subjects for the following required 1L classes: Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal LawProfessional Responsibility & EthicsProperty, and Torts.

To learn more about the Law Library, consult our Library guide (PDF), find a great place to study from our Library Zone, and take a virtual tour.

Never heard of collateral estoppel? Try Black’s Law Dictionary, which provides definitions of legal terms, including res ipsa loquitur, ex parte, and prima facie. Click here for an online version in Westlaw.

And be sure to ask us — we’re here to help you succeed!

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