Law Subject Guide LRC@TCC
Scope: Often requested legal resources including Virginia
Call number areas to browse: K (Law), KF (Law-United
States), KFV (Law-Virginia)
Subjects to search: Law. Search Also Under: names
of legal systems, e.g. Canon law, Common law, Roman law; special branches
of law, e.g. Constitutional law, Criminal law, Maritime law; specific
legal topics, e.g. Contracts, Mortgages; subdivision Law and legislation
under topics, e.g. Telecommunication--Law and legislation; also subdivision
Legal status, laws, etc. under headings for groups of people, e.g.
Teachers--Legal status, laws, etc. For the Supreme Court of the
United States search under United States Supreme Court
Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r)
American Heritage History of the Law (REF KF352.S34)
Black's Law Dictionary (REF KF156.B53)
Code of Virginia (REF KFV2430.A3 1950) (online
Virginia Legal Deskbook: The Common Sense Approach (REF
Library Resources (r):
Collection contains full text for more than 250
of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals.
Academic provides full text state, federal, and international
legal resources including case studies, Shepard's citation service,
Congressional by and about the U.S. Congress covering legislative
and public policy resources.
Codes for Hampton Roads and more than 1,600 other local governments.
Judicial System including the Supreme Court.
General Assembly Included is general information about the
legislative process and its participants as well as legislative
information including the Code
of Virginia and bills
and resolutions. You can contact your legislator.
Office of the Attorney General Chief legal advisor to the Governor,
General Assembly, and state agencies.
State Bar for lawyer referral, professional conduct, etc.
of the United States
Constitution Finder offers constitutions, charters,
amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are
linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet.
Documents of U.S. Democracy
Supreme Court records and briefs and other relevant materials free of
charge on the Internet. Cases are selected for addition
to the site based on a ranking developed from citation data in historical
and constitutional texts.
FindLaw Megasite for
legal resources including law schools, federal law, state law, law by subject.
guide from Harvard Law Library includes general, Anglo-American,
international, foreign and comparative law.
to Basic Legal Citation based on the "Blue Book" (online
About ... subject search from Cornell Law School.
Information Institute from Cornell Law School.
Supreme Court Decisions searchable database of cases since
Legislative Information Federal legislation.
to U.S. Supreme Court Research
attempts to overcome the shortcomings of general web searching by providing a
selection of annotated links to the most reliable, substantive sites for U.S.
Supreme Court research.
-Government-Law including cases.