The Law Library Staff prepares "Research Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQs) for the convenience of our users to provide access to a variety of sources addressing particular points of law. These are general legal information sources, and are not to be construed as a substitute for personal legal advice from an attorney. Please seek legal counsel to help you determine the applicability of any of the information in these resources to your specific situation. The Law Library makes no recommendation as to whether you should purchase any services offered by the websites contained in this FAQ.

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All Internet users leave "tracks" which can provide information about them. All you have to do is follow their "tracks." This FAQ will guide you through both general and specific web sites where you can find information about people.

Comprehensive Sources For Finding People
Search Engines

White & Yellow Pages

Social Networking Sites

Professional Directories

Finding U.S. Military Personnel


Political Campaign Contributions
Social Security Numbers

Criminal Records

Registered Sex Offenders

Court Cases


Map Services

Fee-Based Services

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