Legal Research Disclaimer
While the library is committed to serving the information needs of its patrons, the ethical principles of the American Association of Law Libraries prohibit us from practicing law: “We acknowledge the limits on service imposed by our institutions and by the duty to avoid the unauthorized practice of law.” (AALL Ethical Principles, 1999)
Therefore, Lexington County Public Library staff assistance is limited to providing instruction on the use of materials in the library. Please note that the library staff is prohibited from interpreting law, offering legal advice or opinions, providing advice on how to fill out forms or take legal action, and completing forms for patrons.
A collection of ebooks on various subjects.
A collection of premier reference books that you can view and search online. You can search a single book, within a subject or across the library’s entire book collection.
This book explains how these processes of being born as an American citizen and becoming naturalized as an adult work.
Explores crime and punishment throughout the world through the eyes of leading experts, local authors and scholars, and government officials.
Covers today’s leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes previous topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more, plus new topics including cryptocurrency, transgender rights, and the 2020 elections.