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The Law Library collects materials specific to Virginia law. Most are shelved with the state materials on the first floor of the library under the KFV call number. This guide briefly describes the print and online resources you can use to find Virginia cases, statutes, administrative materials, and legislative history.
The Law Library's very own Joyce Manna Janto edited this invaluable research tool and Dean Skalbeck contributed a chapter. It includes a "quick finding guide" that will help you locate different sources of law and appendices that provide, information on when the General Assembly met, the location and contact information for various law libraries in Virginia, and the names and contact information of different government and private legal publishers.
Access to the law is an ongoing concern of law librarians in Virginia. There are several places you can access legal materials for free in Virginia.
The main website portal of the Virginia General Assembly has links to most current legal sources: the current Code of Virginia, the Administrative Code, and the Constitution, as well as several sources of legislative history, including current pending legislation and past bills dating back to 1994.