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Minnesota Law Research Guide

Research Starting Points

This research guide provides useful starting points for Minnesota legal research. It covers major primary and secondary sources.

When beginning a research project on an unfamiliar topic, it is helpful to consult treatises and legal encyclopedias covering your topic. They explain the law and provide references to relevant statutes, regulations, and cases. The treatise and legal encyclopedia sets listed below are particularly useful reference sources for researching topics in Minnesota law.

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