Usable, Beautiful Law

We’re gathering all the best visualizations of law — to build a rich resource open to students, lawyers, and anyone else who wants to understand law in a better way.
This is a first version of a larger visual law project, that will make a comprehensive & interactive resource for people to learn the law through engaging, user-friendly content.

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The Eviction Notice Process
Here's an infographic from LegalTemplates, thanks to them for submitting ...
Criminal Law map
A giant, rich map of criminal law from one of ...
Admin law sketchy checklists
From the back of my notebook, a series of sketched ...
Statute of Frauds (classes of contracts covered)
A contribution from one of of our visitors:   (R2 K  s110 ...
Small Claims Mediation Process
A flowchart, a process map of how a small claim ...
Our Privacy Online
(c) Margaret Hagan 2013, a sketchnote on how privacy works ...
Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.030 Highlights
Another civil procedure visual from Ariane Ice. This one covers ...
Highlights of Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.120
A cartoon visual of Florida's rules of civil procedure -- ...
How to Check the Docket in Florida courts
A visual from Ariane Ice in Florida.
Am I eligible to get my Juvenile Record sealed in California?
Another flowchart I made for Expunge Design Day at Stanford ...
Florida law if you Can’t Pay Credit Card Bills
A Florida law visual from Ariane Ice, on legal options ...
How can I seal my Juvenile Record in California?
I made this process visual for Expunge Design Day at ...
Can I get a K visa?
One more visa flowchart from Bob, this time for the ...
Immigrants’ Essential Rights while being held in a Detention Center
Can I get an F category visa?
A flowchart, from Bob, that outlines if you can qualify ...
Can you get an E category visa?
Another  submission from Bob, on immigration options for investors & ...
Can you get a B-category visa?
A submission from Bob, on immigration options for business visitors ...
Can you bring in evidence about the defendant’s character?
An evidence law sketch, all around bringing in evidence that ...
What constitutes Invasion of Privacy?
A cartoon from my Bar Study days, this time around ...
Paying taxes on money from a personal injury lawsuit
I dug up this tax drawing from 4 years ago, ...
Can I sue someone for exposing me to a toxin?
A sketch from five years ago, in my torts class ...
Can you enforce a promise through Promissory Estoppel?
A contract bar study visual for the legal concept of ...
Can you sue after exchanging the deed in a land sale contract?
A Property Law cartoon sketch from my California Bar studying ...
When you sell your home, what must you disclose to the buyers?
A real property drawing for land sales, from my Bar ...
When Can I Sue A State?
A quick cartoon sketch I made while studying Con Law ...
Contract Delegation, passing your contract onto another
One more contracts visual, for either those studying for the ...
Contract Assurance
A drawing from last year's bar-studying campaign, this time about ...
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
Another great visual that Santa Clara County Judge Shawna Schwarz ...
Disposition: custodial vs non-custodial parents
Another great visual that Santa Clara County Judge Shawna Schwarz ...
Custodial & Non-custodial vs. Offending & Non-offending family law chart
Another great visual that Santa Clara County Judge Shawna Schwarz ...
Marital Presumptions of Paternity
[caption id="attachment_781" align="aligncenter" width="2400"] (c) Judge Shawna Schwarz[/caption] Another great visual ...
Family Court procedure chart
[caption id="attachment_777" align="aligncenter" width="2400"] copyright to Judge Shawna Schwarz[/caption] Another great ...
Juvenile Dependency Court procedure
[caption id="attachment_775" align="aligncenter" width="2400"] copyright to Judge Shawna Schwarz[/caption] A great ...
How to Reclassify your Felony under California’s Prop. 47
A submission from a visitor: a flowchart on How to ...
California Bail Bond Process
A submission from Premiere Bail Bonds -- an infographic of ...
When is it legal for the police to search your house?
What is Conversion? a cartoon definition
A messy & quick legal definition cartoon on Conversion -- ...
What is Sexual Harassment?
A visual depiction of sexual harassment examples. Submitted by Kanan ...
Can You Bring In Past Statements as Evidence?
A flowchart for my studies in Evidence Law -- all ...
Does evidence have probative value?
Defining probative value, a sketch from my evidence class
When a Joint Tenant Sells Her Interest…
One property law principle illustrated, for bar exam & property ...
Contingent Remainder
a quick little illustration of the concept of a contingent ...
When Is a Fee a Determinable Fee?
A sketch out of a Property Law note from my ...
Pure Notice System and land ownership disputes
A sketchy cartoon explainer of property law, from my bar ...
Res Judicata cartoon
Here is a quick sketchy cartoon of Res Judicata that ...
Your Due Process Rights with a federal agency investigation
Another quick admin law sketch, this time about individual's due ...
Sun Ray Drive-in Dairy vs. Oregon Liquor Control Commission
An illustration of an especially peculiar Admin Law case that ...
Tax flowchart: do I pay taxes on a scholarship?
An income tax flowchart from my tax notes, all about ...
False Light tort
A quick sketch on False Light tort for my Bar ...
Copyright Law comic from Open IP casebook
Here is one of the comic images from the new ...
Can I Use That Picture? a copyright images flowchart
Another intellectual property visual today, this time about copyright. Here's a ...
Alice in Patentland Law Comic
Law Comics #1: Alice in Patentland by Julia Powles and ...
Evidence Law Diagram: Can You Get Evidence Excluded?
Here is a diagram I made while studying for the ...
Formation & Elements of a Contract
A contracts visual submitted by Maria C. Solarte.
Estate Law Flowchart: Trustees’ Powers & Duties
This is the New York State official video explaining Grand ...
Standards of Evidence
A quick sketch showing the range of probability you have ...
Congress’ Powers from the Constitution
A partially done sketch I made during Con Law, three ...
State Law in Conflict
Another visual for Bar-studiers, about what will happen when a ...
Can a federal agency force you to hand over info?
Another flowchart from Admin Law, all rights reserved (c) Margaret ...
Can a Federal Agency Physically Search Your Property?
(c) Margaret Hagan 2011 A flowchart sketch I made back when ...
Why Have Intellectual Property?
A quick sketch about why Intellectual Property exists -- from ...
Contract Breach: Is It Material
Tax Deductible Holiday
(c) Margaret Hagan 2012, all rights reserved
4th Amendment, NSA & Data Privacy
[youtube ] Submitted by Ashley Dymond.
Tax Flowchart: Gifts of Property & Income Tax
I keep meaning to draw some illustrations on top of ...
Employer Liability for Negligence on the job
How a Criminal Case moves through the court
How Courts Work | Public Education, from the American Bar ...
Reliance Damages requirements cartoon
REACH legislation visual
This is a visualization of the REACH legislation on chemical ...
Appropriation tort
Another tort visual, made particularly for the Bar Exam. ...
Non-Probate Property graph
Your Non Probate Property, a graph posted by ZeekBeek ...
Your Power of Attorney graph
Power of Attorney graph from ZeekBeek.
Your Health Care Wishes graph
A visual representation of Health Care wishes to be included ...
Your Estate Plan graph
Another estate planning graph from ZeekBeek, on Pinterest.
Your Will, a graph
  from Pinterest, as recommended by Madeline Rivlin
Getting Divorced in California: Community Property Division
Partnerships: Legal Health Checklist
Is my Corporation totally legal? A legal health checklist
by Margaret Hagan (c) 2014, all rights reserved, based on ...
Government regulation of Speech in Non-Public Forums
(c) Margaret Hagan 2014, All Rights Reserved
Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights visual from You Know What Mama....
[youtube ]▶ Hearsay Exceptions - Federal Rules of Evidence 803 ...
The Lost Leg Doctrine, a Torts Outline
The Lost Leg Doctrine, a Torts Outline by Margaret Hagan. (c) ...
Dormant Commerce Clause Analysis
Dormant Commerce Clause Analysis by Margaret Hagan. (c) Margaret Hagan 2012, ...
Justice Jackson’s Zones of Executive Power, Youngstown Sheet & Tube | Razblint
(c) Margaret Hagan 2011, All Rights Reserved Illustrated Law School: Justice ...
Executive Power: Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co v. Sawyer
Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co V. Sawyer | Razblint. (c) Margaret ...
Statute of Frauds
Drawn Law: Statute of Frauds by Margaret Hagan. (c) Margaret Hagan, ...
Property Chart: Present Estates
Present Estates in Property, by Brendan Conley. The materials are copyright ...
Big Picture on Justiciability
Constitutional Law: Big Picture on Justiciability by Brendan Conley. The materials ...
Remedies for Torts and Contracts
Remedies for Torts and Contracts by Brendan Conley. The materials are ...
Evidence Big Picture
Evidence Big Picture by Brendan Conley. The materials are copyright 2014 ...
Freedom Of Expression
Freedom of Expression by Brendan Conley. The materials are copyright 2014 ...
Contracts, Big Picture 1
Contracts: Big Picture 1 by Brendan Conley. The materials are copyright ...
Corporations, Big Picture 1
Corporations, Big Picture 2 by Brendan Conley.
Corporations, Big Picture 1
Corporations by Brendan Conley (c) 2014. The materials are copyright 2014 ...
Understanding Hearsay | Razblint
Understanding Hearsay | Razblint. (c) Margaret Hagan 2013, All Rights Reserved
Hearsay Exceptions | Razblint
Hearsay Exceptions | Razblint. (c) Margaret Hagan 2013, All Rights Reserved
Is it Hearsay? a flowchart
Is it Hearsay? | Razblint. (c) Margaret Hagan 2012, All Rights ...
Can You Bring Evidence In? The Big Checklist
Evidence Law Flowchart: Admissibility Checklist | Razblint.
Mistake Defenses to Crimes
On legal flow charts... | Razblint. (c) Margaret Hagan 2011, All ...
First Degree Murder
Drawn Law: First Degree Murder | Razblint (c) Margaret Hagan 2013, ...
Assault
Judicial Foreclosure Sale
False Pretenses Intentional Tort
Relying on Government Advice
Equitable Relief for Buying Property
(c) Margaret Hagan 2014 All Rights Reserved
Construction Companies’ Substantial Performance
(c) Margaret Hagan 2014, all rights reserved
Tax Story: Employee Clothes
(c) Margaret Hagan 2012, all rights reserved
Civ Pro Flowchart: How to file a law suit
Law Flowchart: How to file a law suit by Margaret ...
Civ Pro Flowchart on Due Process
Illustrated Law: Civ Pro Flowchart on Due Process, by Margaret ...
Evidence Law Flowchart: Is A Statement Trustworthy? | Razblint
Evidence Law Flowchart: Is A Statement Trustworthy? by Margaret Hagan ...
Defenses to a Crime
Legal Defenses if you are accused of a crime, by ...
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress | Open Law Lab
Law Visual: Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress | Open Law ...
Contracts Expectancy Damages
Arson at common law
Felony Murder rule
Kinsman in Buffalo | Razblint
Drawn Law School: Kinsman in Buffalo | Razblint.
Constructive Notice
  Drawn Law: Constructive Notice | Razblint.
The Torts Castle | Razblint
Law school sketchbook: The Torts Castle | Razblint.
Timeline of Bankruptcy Court Proceedings
Here is a long, long infographic on the timeline procedure ...
Reconstruction Amendments
Reconstruction-Amendments.jpg (JPEG Image, 1652 × 2548 pixels).
Bill of Rights
Bill-of-Rights.jpg (JPEG Image, 1652 × 2548 pixels).
Conspiracy
Here's a Criminal Law visual that explains different types of ...
Inchoate Crimes Elements & Defenses, part 2
Another criminal law visual from Brendan Conley, intended for Bar ...
Inchoate Crimes Elements & Defenses
Here is a Bar Exam study visual for Criminal Law, ...
Inchoate Crimes
A Bar Exam legal infographic that explains what an Inchoate ...
A video explanation of the famous Contracts case, that explains ...
▶ Intentional Torts and Negligence Presentation - YouTube. [youtube ] This is ...
▶ Basic Torts/Lawsuits I - YouTube. [youtube ]
▶ This Is Evidence - YouTube. [youtube ]
▶ The Rules of Evidence - Part II - YouTube. [youtube ...
▶ The Rules of Evidence - Part I - YouTube. [youtube ...
Are Employee Discounts Taxable Income?
Tax-Flow-Employee-Discounts by Margaret Hagan (c) 2012 All Rights Reserved.
Employee & Free Services
Tax-Flow-Illustrated-Employee-gets-free-services by Margaret Hagan (c) 2012, all rights reserved.
Alcohol Torts
  a quick flowchart sketch, by Margaret Hagan/a>.
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