March 2016

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Probate: a legal research guide

March 14, 2016


Our website now features a new Probate research guide! This guide provides an overview of the resources available online and in the library pertaining to what happens legally to the property of a person when he or she dies. The guide links to the laws as well as to other resources that discuss estate planning and what to do when a person dies without a will in “plain English,” which can be easier to understand than complex legal language. We also highlight useful e-books, articles, and other d…

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Closing the Justice Gap

March 28, 2016


The Knight Foundation recently announced the Knight News Challenge on Libraries. The topic this year is How might libraries serve 21st century information needs? The State Law Library saw this an as opportunity to request funding to support our part in the Access to Justice movement. The library’s mission is to make legal information available for all Texans. Technology allows us to make digital legal resources available statewide via the State Law Library’s web portal.  We invite you to read …

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