Legal Resources

Links for Legal Research

Here are various resource links to help with legal research.

Washington State Laws

Washington State Courts – Find family law and domestic violence forms & instructions, court rules, court opinions from the last 90 days of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, instructions for Small Claims court proceedings, and more.

Washington Statutes – Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and links to the full text of current House and Senate bills

Washington Case Law Washington case law back to 1854 Washington Territory up to the present

Access Washington – The official website for Washington State, with links to state and local government, libraries, schools, tribes, etc. in Washington State.

Legal Research Sources on the Web – from the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington School of Law – A concise and very helpful list of online legal research resources.

Northwest Justice Project – “…provides free civil legal services to low-income people from ten offices throughout Washington State”

Other Law Libraries in Washington

Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle. 

Gonzaga University Law Library, Spokane

Washington State Law Library, Olympia

U.S. Court of Appeals, Law Library at the courthouse, Seattle

Law Librarians of Puget Sound – Association of various types of law libraries in the Puget Sound region, with links to legal resources.

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