Law Library Resources

The Goodhue County library has the following resources available:

Primary Resources
  • Ordinances from the cities of Bellechester, Cannon Falls, Dennison, Kenyon, Lake City, Pine Island, Red Wing, and Wanamingo
  • Ordinances from the townships of Cannon Falls, Cherry Grove, Featherstone, Hay Creek, Kenyon, Leon, Wacouta, and Warsaw
  • Minnesota Statutes
  • Minnesota Statutes Annotated
  • Minnesota Session Laws
  • Minnesota Rules
  • Minnesota Cases reported in Northwest Reporter (N.W.) and N.W.2nd
  • Minnesota Attorney General Opinions
  • Minnesota Workers' Compensation Decisions
  • Wisconsin Statutes Annotated
  • Wisconsin Rules
  • United States Supreme Court Reporter - Lawyer's Edition (S.Ct.-L.E.)
  • United States Code Service (USCS)
Secondary Resources
  • American Jurisprudence (AmJur) Encyclopedia
  • AmJur Proof of Fact, Trials, and Pleadings and Practice Forms (outdated)
  • American Law Reports (ALRs) (outdated)
  • Bankruptcy Service - Lawyer's Edition
  • Continuing Legal Education (CLE) materials from MSBA & MILE
  • Dunnell Minnesota Digest
  • Law Reviews from Hamline, William Mitchell & the Univ. of Minnesota
  • Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory (outdated)
  • Minnesota Lawyer
  • Words and Phrases
  • Books, treatises, restatements, and dictionaries on various legal topics
Non-Lawyer Friendly Resources
  • Books on various topics by Nolo Press and Sphinx Publishing
  • Booklets on various topics by Minnesota Legal Services Coalition and the Minnesota Attorney General's Office (in English and Spanish when available)
  • Lists of forms and videos available through Court Administration
Computer Resources
  • Westlaw Online – includes all 50 states and federal materials

Other Resources
  • A copier, typewriter, and magnifying glass are available for patron use.