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Contains articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework.
Traces the evolution of the freedoms codified in the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution throughout American history to the present. Includes discussion and chronology of relevant Supreme Court rulings, as well as analysis of key controversies or perspectives. Secondary sources, including magazine articles and book excerpts, add an additional layer of analysis and commentary.
Summarizes important Supreme Court decisions on topics such as abortion, antitrust and competition, civil rights and equal protection, contracts, due process, executive privilege, interstate commerce, labor unions, freedom of the press, privacy, freedom of religion, search and seizure, freedom of speech and assembly, taxation and jurisdiction.
Finding U.S. Federal Law and Administrative Regulations
Includes complete coverage of the United States Code dating back to inception in 1925-1926. It also includes the Early Federal Laws Collection, which represents the most complete collection of federal statute compilations prior to the US Code.
Includes complete coverage of the Statutes at Large, featuring every law, public and private, ever enacted by Congress. It also includes early federal codes and compilations of statutes, as well as other related works.
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the federal government of the United States. Coverage of the CFR is comprehensive, containing all volumes dating back to inception (1938).
The Federal Register is the official journal of the federal government of the United States. The database is updated daily and its coverage is comprehensive, beginning from inception in 1936. It also includes the CFR from inception (1938), Official US Bulletin (1917-1919), United States Government Manual from inception (1935), and Daily and Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents from inception (1965).
Fastcase offers online access to court decisions, constitutions, statutes, regulations, and court rules at the federal level and for all 50 states. Coverage of federal appellate and district court decisions begin with the first cases decided in each court and continues to the present.
Fastcase offers online access to court decisions, constitutions, statutes, regulations, and court rules at the federal level and for all 50 states. State court coverage begins in approximately 1950 for each state, though earlier or later beginning dates are possible. Pennsylvania Supreme Court decisions are available from 1845 to the present. Pennsylvania Superior Court coverage begins in 1931 and Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court is covered from 1970.
Fastcase offers online access to court decisions, constitutions, statutes, regulations, and court rules at the federal level and for all 50 states. The Pennsylvania Constitution, Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, and the Pennsylvania Code are included in the database.
Includes law journals and reviews as well as law-related periodicals. Coverage for all journals is from inception through the most currently published issues allowed based on contracts with publishers.
Political Science Complete covers global political topics with a worldwide focus including comparative politics, humanitarian issues, international relations, law and legislation, non-governmental organizations and political theory. The database includes top-ranked scholarly journals plus reference books, monographs and conference papers, which includes those from the International Political Science Association.
Features thousands of full-text journal articles covering a broad range of topics including current events, government, politics, and law as well as topics in areas such as science, social science, the humanities and many other fields.
A full-text archive of scholarly journals in many disciplines, including law. Among the notable journals included in the collection are the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Review and the ABA Journal. Full-text is available from the first issue, but does not include the most recent 2-5 years.
This introduction is designed to serve as a tutorial on how to cite the most widely cited forms of legal material. It has an introductory unit followed immediately by a unit on "how to cite" the types of documents that comprise the bulk of the citations in briefs and legal memoranda.