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CRJ010_Garrison: Statutes & Legal Information

Finding Legal Information

 

Students can use LexisNexis Academic to access primary source material such as case law, statutes and regulations or secondary source materials such as legal news or law reviews for background or analysis of a legal topic. Legal research sources include:

Law review articles from over 500 publications

  • Legal news from more than 300 legal newspapers, magazines, and newsletters
  • U.S. Supreme Court decisions from January 1790 to present, searchable by majority opinion, minority opinion, concurring opinion, counsel, or head notes
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decisions
  • U.S. District Court decisions from 1789 to present
  • Decisions from Bankruptcy Courts; U.S. Court of International Trade; Tax Courts; Courts of Customs and Patent Appeals, and Veterans, Commerce, and Military Courts
  • State court decisions at all court levels for all 50 states and territories
  • All Federal laws from 1988 to the present
  • Federal regulations: Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Attorney General Opinions, and Federal Acquisition Regulations and Supplements
  • Codes for all 50 states and territories, plus constitutions, court rules, and Attorneys General opinions
  • International Law:  International Legal Materials (I.L.M.) and International Court of Justice (I.C.J.) are available
  • American Jurisprudence 2d

 

West's Encyclopedia of American Law