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Library Tutorial for Legal 100

Primary Sources of Law and Authority

1. Watch the video below which explains the different types of primary sources have the binding authority to create, interpret, implement, enforce U. S. law.

LawShelf, Source: YouTube

Secondary Sources of Law and Authority

2. Watch the video below which explains  secondary sources which are created to summarize, explain, discuss and comment on the primary sources.

Center for Innovation in Legal Education, Source: Youtube

Why does it matter?

3.  Now watch this video which explains why how the three branches of government have separate powers but are codependent on each other to govern the United States.

United States Courts, Source: YouTube