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Judicial Externship Legal Research Sources & Information

For Judicial Externs

Specialized Legal Research Resources

The Most Comprehensive Research Guide:

Specialized Legal Research (Penny A. Hazelton ed., 2014 rev'd ed. - date). Print: Law Reserve KF240 .S64 2014.

Table of Contents

  1. Securities Regulation, Kay M. Todd
  2. The Uniform Commercial Code, Jonathan A. Franklin
  3. Federal Income Taxation, Mary A. Hotchkiss
  4. Copyright Law, William H. Manz
  5. Federal Labor and Employment Law, Scott B. Snipes
  6. Law of Environmental Protection, Tami Gierloff
  7. Admiralty and Maritime Law, Sarah K. Wiant
  8. Immigration Law, Sarah Dunaway
  9. Military and Veterans Law, Vicenç Feliú
  10. Banking Law, Penny A. Hazelton
  11. Federal Patent and Trademark Law, Harold F. See
  12. Federal Government Contracts, Jody H. Kelley, Kate Martin & Deborah Vergara
  13. Customs Law, Joseph J. Mattera

See also the expanded Table of Contents (PDF).


Other Specialized Legal Research Guides

American Society of International Law, Electronic Information System for International Law (EISIL). (Updates vary by topic).


C. Andrew Plumb-Larrick,  Bankruptcy:  A Legal Research Course, 29 Legal Reference Services Q. 193 (2010).

  • Provides an overview of key concepts and recommended legal research resources.

Duke Law Bankruptcy Law (Revised 2017). PDF.


Duke Law International Law (Revised 2017). PDF.


Georgetown Law Library. Bankruptcy Law Research Guide (Updated 2018). 


Gail Parton, Web Guide to U.S. Supreme Court Research (December, 2003). LLMC.


Gail Levin Richmond, Federal Tax Research: Guide to Materials and Techniques (8th ed.)  Print: Law Reference Desk KF241 .T38R5 2010.


Sara Sampson, Katherine C. Hall & Carolyn Broering-Jacobs, Ohio Legal Research (2015).  Print: Law Library Reference KFO 75 .H357 2015.   Print: Law Library Stacks KFO 75 .H357 2015. 


Roby B. Sawyers et al., Federal Tax Research (10th ed., 2015). Print: Law Reference KF241 .T38R33 2014.