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Statewide Online Legal Information
Pro Bono Desk Manual
Written primarily for attorneys but available to anyone, the manual provides detailed descriptions and explanations of numerous areas of law affecting low income people and communities.
Louisiana Law Help
Written primarily for self-represented litigants, the website provides brief descriptions of numerous areas of law as well as some forms. Some descriptions are in video, some are written.
Louisiana Law from FindLaw by Thomson Reuters
User-friendly summaries of Louisiana laws, including citations to current statutes.Topics include: accident and injury, business, civil rights, consumer, criminal, education, employment, estate planning, family, gambling and lottery, health care, property and real estate, tax. and statute of limitations (called "prescriptive period" in Louisiana). Also includes information about local municipality law.
Other Legal Information Resources
Legal Information Reference Center
Provides online full text from EBSCO for many of the top consumer legal reference books and contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. Can be accessed anywhere, but a public library card is required to sign in.