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Small Business Guide

For MSU Staff/Students

Lexis/Nexis --  searchable access to hundreds of law reviews.  Contact the law library for help with the legal section of this resource.

     NOTE ON LEXIS: the "business" tab, rather than the "law" tab will provide instant access to legal cases involving specific companies.  Search the company under business, open up "legal information" on the sidebar and scroll.

Limit to Law

ONE OF THE MOST SIMPLE LEGAL SEARCHES AVAILABLE THROUGH GOOGLE SCHOLAR.

Using this widget, first do a keyword search;  then limit to legal by using the drop-down menu above the results.

Google Scholar Search

Law Resources

Google Scholar can be limited to legal opinions and journals, by clicking on that option under the search box.

Business.gov -- the business law section from the federal government

ABA Business Law section

Kentucky Business Law Guide

ThinkKentucky -- Economic Development site for Kentucky; many resources including Data Center

Kentucky Commission on Small Business Advocacy

"The Commission looks at issues such as licensing/permitting requirements, taxes, and other areas of government that affect small business."

Affiliated with the Cabinet for Economic Development. 

Website: 

http://www.thinkkentucky.com/advocacy/

Contact at CED:

Economic Development Tim Back Tim.Back@ky.gov