Adams-Pratt Law and Research Library
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Adams-Pratt Law and Research Library

What's New At the Library

New Search Feature on the Library Catalog!

Get twice the bang from your catalog search! Now, when you search a topic, you retrieve both Law Library books AND full-text, legal research articles SIMULTANEOUSLY.


Michigan Legal Help --
It's Not Just for Divorce!

Michigan Legal Help provides a wealth of online information for handling simple civil legal matters. While the MLH website doesn't cover all areas of law, it's adding more information, all the time. Within Michigan Legal Help, you can learn about a specific area of the law and the "toolkits" to help you prepare yourself for court. Some legal forms are completed automatically once you answer simple questions.
Some Examples of MLH Toolkits
  • Petition and Order for Personal
    Protection Order (Nondomestic)
  • Answer to Eviction Complaint
  • Objection to Garnishment
  • Application to Set Aside Conviction
  • Name Change Forms
  • Waiver/Suspension of Fees and Costs

Free Legal Aid Clinics

Legal Aid Clinics
The Library hosts three legal aid clinics
for the public to come and consult with an
attorney or law student.
June 3 & 17 2015
from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
June 4, 11 18 & 25 2015
from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
June 30 2015
from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Registration for the clinics is
done on-site at the Law Library
on the day of the clinic.

West's Nutshell Series

Elder Law in a Nutshell Federal Disability Law in a Nutshell The Law and Policy of Sentencing and Correction
Don't let their small size fool you!
West's Law in a Nutshell series provides easy-to- understand overviews of the law in many different areas. Take a closer look at the selection of the Library's current Nutshell titles:
Adoption Laws in a Nutshell
Depositions in a Nutshell
Patent Law in a Nutshell
Torts in a Nutshell
And many more!

Introducing Casetext

Casetext users can access free legal content and analysis in various fields of expertise. Search within a vast collection of primary legal documents directly linked to annotated cases and statutes. Sign up for Casetext interactive community pages dedicated to legal issues you find important. Share your own legal analysis, commentary, questions, and more!
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