Shapiro Library offers one legal database where you may conduct a state statute search on a specific topic: Nexis Uni. You may find this database by clicking on the A-Z Database List link from the library homepage and clicking on the All Subjects drop-down menu above the alphabet and selecting Law from the list.
Below are instructions to do a state statute search within Nexis Uni, which offers an annotated version of the statute which includes notes, history, amendments, secondary sources (cases that cite the statute) and cross references.
Another option you might want to consider is searching the State of New Hampshire Revised Statutes Online directly. Please note that only the full text of the statute will be provided (not annotated). This may be the best option for those students that simply need to view the entire statute all in one place (LexisNexis breaks it up into sections) and do not require additional information about the statute.
The Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School provides a listing by jurisdiction if you need access to laws for another state. Once you click on the state you are interested in, it will bring you to a page of links to access that state’s constitution, statutes, bills, and legislature directly.
If you still are not able to find the state statute you need after trying these steps, please contact the Reference Desk through chat or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you brainstorm keywords or offer additional suggestions.
Check out these Research Guides for more help finding legal information:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are a self-serve option for users to search and find answers to their questions.
Use the search box above to type your question to search for an answer or browse existing FAQs by group, topic, etc.