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Legal Studies Research Guide: Tax & Business Law

Tax & Business Law Links

Also known as RIA Checkpoint.  The best place to get analysis and explanation of tax laws, AICPA standards, and find news about tax and accounting issues.  Access to AICPA Standards is limited to 2 simultaneous users. See below for more information about Checkpoint.

Finding Legal Cases (Opinions)

Two great places to find legal cases or court opinions, as well as scholarly legal articles are

  • Lexis-Nexis - Look up a case on the front page, or click on Search by Subject or Topic
  • Google Scholar - Select the Legal documents button and search for a topic, case name, or citation

How to use:

How to use Google Scholar:

Google Scholar Legal Search

Find US Patents Online

USPTO Issued Patents

Official database of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with full text searching from 1976 to the present and limited searching back to 1790

Google Patent Search

You can search Google Patents to find over 7 million US patents online.  Use the box below, or narrow your search with Advanced Patent Search.  

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