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    The State Law Library is located in the Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo, Lansing 
    We are open from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M., Monday through Friday.

    Law Reference Phone: 517-335-1480
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  • Now Circulating from the State Law Library!

    Now Circulating from the State Law Library!

    Lawyers Working to End HomelessnessFrom the ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty, this book provides advice for individual lawyers, law students and professors, law firms, bar associations, nonprofit legal organizations, and courts who are working to achieve an end to homelessness.

    Changing Lives: Lawyers Fighting for Children Through a series of real-life cases of children in crises, this book illustrates how attorneys can reach the best outcome for the child they represent

    How to Start Your Own School-Based Legal ClinicLegal clinics based in high schools present an opportunity to teach students peaceful conflict resolution skills.  This guide from the ABA Steering Committee on the Unmet Legal Needs of Children will help any lawyer instructing high school students on legal issues.

    A Breath of HopeExplaining medical and legal issues to kids can be tough.  This picture book introduces kids to the concepts of legal aid and medical-legal partnerships through a story of a young girl with asthma and the family apartment contaminated with mold.

    Check out these titles by visiting the State Law Library or at your local public library through MeLCat.


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