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Research guides list the best books and databases to use when you're starting a new research project.
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Legal Treatises
by Ellen Augustiniak - Last Updated Apr 10, 2014
These can provide an excellent overview or an exhaustive analysis of an area of law. Practice guides are frequently listed. (Click the icons for online access, when available.)
4,338 views this year
Core Clinics at UCI Law
by Jackie Woodside - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
Focus is the core clinics at UCI School of Law: Appellate Advocacy, Community Economic Development (CED), Domestic Violence, Environmental Law, Immigrant Rights, and International Justice.
607 views this year
Career Resources
by Jackie Woodside - Last Updated Dec 2, 2013
Career directories and databases provided by the Law Library. A companion to the resources and databases provided by the Career Development Office.
245 views this year
Administrative Law
by Holly Gale - Last Updated May 15, 2013
Overview of federal and state administrative law, including locating and updating regulations, agency decisions, and executive orders.
221 views this year
Legislative History
by Ellen Augustiniak - Last Updated Apr 9, 2014
How to locate, compile, and understand the legislative history of state and federal acts.
214 views this year
Dockets and Pleadings
by Christina Tsou - Last Updated Oct 24, 2013
How to locate dockets, pleadings, and related materials for federal, state, and select international courts.
158 views this year
by Ellen Augustiniak - Last Updated Jun 5, 2012
Treatises, major databases, current awareness, and other resources for federal and state tax research.
154 views this year
Pro Bono Projects
by Jackie Woodside - Last Updated Mar 1, 2013
Selected resources for UCI law students working on pro bono projects that may require intensive research. Project descriptions are at:
139 views this year
International Law
by Ellen Augustiniak - Last Updated Apr 10, 2014
Selected resources for participants in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition.
85 views this year
Election Law
by Christina Tsou - Last Updated Nov 8, 2012
Covers U.S. elections, including campaign finance, voting rights, and election administration.
65 views this year

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Even More Research Guides

- Search a legal periodical index for Guides that have been published as journal articles. For instance, use LegalTrac’s Advanced Search option and limit the document type to bibliography.

- Search ANTPAC or Melvyl for the terms pathfinder, bibliography, or "research guide."  For best results, limit your search to the Law Library in ANTPAC. (You can use the search box above! Change the dropdown from "This Guide," then click "Search.")

- For state legislative history, visit the Mauer School of Law Library's State Legislative History Research Guides on the Web.

- Look at the websites of state law libraries or area law schools.

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