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The Wisconsin State Law Library (the “Library”) maintains wilawlibrary.gov. By using this site you agree to comply with these terms of use. These terms of use may change and we encourage you to review them periodically.

The Wisconsin State Law Library presents the information on this web site as a courtesy to you. Links to external web sites do not constitute an endorsement or guarantee of accuracy by the Library. The Wisconsin State Law Library accepts no responsibility for information found at other web sites to which we link.

The Law Library does not provide legal advice, nor should any response given or forms provided be construed or interpreted as legal advice.


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The Wisconsin State Law Library is committed to using social media to promote the Library and maintain communication with its users.

We encourage you to communicate with the Library online. If you post content to the Library’s social media profiles then you are granting the Library a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable license to use the material without payments to you. If you are not willing to grant the Library these rights, please do not contribute content to our website or social media pages. Content posted by the public is not the opinion of the Library.

The Library may alter or remove objectionable content that contains profanity, obscenity, or violence; defamatory or personal attacks; discriminatory content; threats; trademark or copyright violations; unrelated content; and any content violating the policy of the social media site or a federal, state, or local law. The Library reserves the right to deny access to Library social media sites for any member of the public who posts objectionable content.

Sharing of other social media profiles, media, or websites does not constitute an endorsement or guarantee of accuracy by the Library.

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The Wisconsin State Law Library exists to serve the legal information needs of the officers and employees of this state, attorneys and the public by providing the highest quality of professional expertise in the selection, maintenance and use of materials, information and technology in order to facilitate equal access to the law.


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