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Free & Low Cost Legal Research

Resources for free or low cost legal research, providing a great way to get started with research if you don't have access to paid databases or if you want to get an overview of a topic before using potentially expensive searches.

New York State Bar Association


Case Law, Dockets, and Court Materials

New York case law can also be found on Google Scholar, Justia, for Legal Professionals, and Public Library of Law.   See, Case Law - General Sources.

Case Law


New York State Courts

New York Directories / Portals