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Subject Guide: Political Science — Courts

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Books in Print | Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc. | Subscription Databases | E-Journals | E-Books | Professional Associations | Other Online Resources

Books in Print: LC Call Numbers in Stacks

Range | Subject
K1 - K7720 | Law: General
KD51 - KD9500 | Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland
KE1 - KE9450 | Law of Canada
KF1 - KF9827 | Federal Law (U.S.) & Collective State Law
KFA - KFW | Individual States Law (KFL: Louisiana)
KFX0 - KFX999 | Individual Cities Law
KG0 - KG999 | Latin American Law
KH0 - KH999 | South American Law
KJ2 - KKZ | European Law

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

• Encyclopedia Britannica Online • http://www.search.eb.com

• Literati • http://literati.credoreference.com

Subscription Databases

Complete list of subscription databaseshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex

Academic Search Complete • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=a9h

Annual Review of Law and Social Science • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/lawsocsci

Annual Review of Political Science • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/polisci

Business Source Complete • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=bth

Ingenta • http://www.ingentaconnect.com/search/advanced

JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, and III Interdisciplinary Collections • http://www.jstor.org/search/

Lexis-Nexis / Academic Universe • http://web.lexis-nexis.com/universe/

Military & Government Collection • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=mth

OCLC FirstSearch • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WilsonSelectPlus;autho=100159676;FSIP/

SocINDEX with Full Text • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=sih

WorldCat • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WorldCat;FSIP%20


Complete list of subscription e-journalshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ejournals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

Electronic Full Text Journals (Search "Politics") • http://atoz.ebsco.com.centenary.idm.oclc.org/Titles/3423?lang=en&lang.menu=en&lang.subject=en

Directory of Open Access Journalshttp://www.doaj.org/home

EBSCO Open Access Law CollectionExplore 750 full text journals related to law.

EBSCO Open Access Political Science CollectionExplore over 500 full text journals related to political science.

HG.org Law Journalshttp://www.hg.org/journals.html

Law Journals on the Nethttp://www.law.cornell.edu/journals.html

Legal Timeshttp://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/legaltimes/index.jsp


Complete list of subscription e-bookshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ebooks

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)http://www.doabooks.org/

Duhaimeís Legal Dictionaryhttp://www.duhaime.org/LegalDictionary.aspx?type=catchall

Famous Trials through Historyhttp://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm

Glossary of Legal Termshttp://www.id.uscourts.gov/glossary.htm

Hathi Trust Digital Libraryhttp://www.hathitrust.org/

Historic Court Decisionshttp://www.lectlaw.com/tcas.htm

Historic Legal Documentshttp://www.lectlaw.com/this.htm

Humanities, Social Sciences and Law E-Book Collectionhttp://www.springerlink.com/humanities-social-sciences-and-law/books/

Internet Archivehttp://archive.org/details/texts

Legal Lexiconís Lyceumhttp://lectlaw.com//def.htm

Merriam Webster's Dictionary of Law 2001http://research.lawyers.com/glossary/

National Academy Presshttp://www.nap.edu/

Online Books Pagehttp://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/

University of California Presshttp://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks//index_subjects.html

Professional Associations

Alliance for Justice • http://www.afj.org/

American Bar Association Legal Technology Resource Center • http://www.abanet.org/tech/ltrc/lawlink/home.html

American Society of International Law • http://www.asil.org/

Education Law Association • http://educationlaw.org

Federal Bar Association • http://www.fedbar.org/

Law Society • http://members.tripod.com/~Law_Society_Execs/research.html

South West Association of Pre-Law Advisors • http://www.swapla.org/

World Jurist Association • http://www.worldjurist.org/

Other Suggested Online Political Science: Courts Resources

All Law Network • http://www.alllaw.com/

Basic Legal Citation • http://www.law.cornell.edu/citation/

Charters of Freedom • http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/

CIA's Freedom Of Information Act • http://www.foia.cia.gov/ or http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/index.htm

Civil Rights Law • http://www.civilrights.org/

Constitution Finder (Global) • http://confinder.richmond.edu/

Designs for Democracy • http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/designs_for_democracy/index.html

Famous Trials • http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm

Findlaw • http://www.findlaw.com/

Foreign Law: Legal Research Resource on the Internet • http://www2.lib.uchicago.edu/~llou/foreignlaw.html

Global LawRunner • http://www.ilrg.com/nations

Hieros Gamos Legal Research Center • http://www.hg.org/

Law Library of Congress Guide to Law Online • http://www.loc.gov/law/help/guide.php

Law.com Legal News & Information • http://www.law.com/jsp/law/index.jsp

Law Engine • http://www.thelawengine.com/main.htm

Law & Technology • http://www.llrx.com/features/privacyresources.htm

Laws of Other Nations LawGuru • http://www.lawguru.com/ilawlib/index.php?id=52

Legal Information Archive • http://cdm16064.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/

Legal Information Institute • http://www.law.cornell.edu/

Meta-Index for U.S. Legal Research • http://gsulaw.gsu.edu/metaindex/

Municipal Codes • http://www.municode.com/resources/OnlineLibrary.asp

Oyez: US Supreme Court Multimedia Site • http://www.oyez.org/

Pew Center on the States • http://www.pewstates.org

Policy Jargon Decoder • http://www.urban.org/toolkit/Decoder.cfm

Project Censored • http://www.projectcensored.org/
• Includes video and transcripts for the program • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/sleeper/

Senate History • http://www.senate.gov/reference/reference_item/Notable_days.htm

State Law Resources : LII (Legal Information Institute, Cornell) • http://www.law.cornell.edu/states/listing.html

Statehouse Reporters • http://www.stateline.org

State Legal Sources on the Web • http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/statelaw.html

Supreme Court of the United States • http://www.supremecourt.gov/

U.S. Courts • http://www.uscourts.gov/

U.S. LawRunner Research • http://www.ilrg.com/gov.html

USA.gov • http://www.usa.gov/

WashLaw Web: State/Circuit Courts • http://www.washlaw.edu/