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Self-Help Legal Research Guide: Books on Legal Topics at MU Law

This guide is designed to help non-lawyers navigate the Missouri legal system & offers tips on how to conduct legal research, explains Alternative Dispute Resolution, and offers resources on how to find an attorney.


This page is designed to showcase books that are in the MU Law Library on particular legal topics.  This list includes only some titles in our library.  If you do not see a book on your topic, then please call the Reference Desk (573-884-6362) or stop by the MU Law Library for assistance.

Books about Legal Research

Books in our library that explain the legal system.  If you don't find what you need in this list, check our entire online catalog.

Books on Special Topics of Law

These resources are a sampling of the many resources available in the MU Law Library.  Visit us to view more titles or check our online catalog.