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Fills a much-needed gap between legal texts
focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more
practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon
its citizens. Articles include brief descriptions of each issue's
historical background, profiles of various U.S. laws and
regulations, details of how laws and regulations vary from state to
state, and comprehensive bibliographies that include print and Web
resources and lists of relevant organizations.
Provides full-text coverage of major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals offers law students, faculty and legal researchers the publications they need for their research and practicum. Each title included is selected on the basis of criteria provided the American Association of Law Libraries.
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Provides current information on more than 5,000
legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering
important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more.
Covers such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities
Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights,
and physician-assisted suicide.
The Farmington Community Library offers this legal
resource information as a service to the community. This material should not
be considered legal advice or a substitute for expert legal consultation as
appropriate to the circumstances.
Try to keep in mind that learning about legal research and the law is an
imposing task. It is no substitute for professional advice. Just as you would
not consider taking out your own appendix, even though you may have read
about how it is done, consider seeking the advice of a lawyer, or other
appropriate counsel, before making any major legal decision.