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  1. 1. Chapter 8—Secondary Authority Legal Periodicals
  2. 2. Legal Periodicals <ul><li>Purpose and research role </li></ul>
  3. 3. Legal Periodicals <ul><li>Types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Law reviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bar association and other association publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal newspapers and news- letters </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Legal Periodicals <ul><li>Research aids </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Index to Legal Periodicals (I.L.P.). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subject/author index, table of cases, table of statutes, book review index </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Law Index (C.L.I.). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subject index, author/title index, table of cases, table of statutes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal Resource Index (L.R.I.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other periodical indexes </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Chapter 8— Secondary Authority Legislative History
  6. 6. Legislative History <ul><li>Purpose and research role </li></ul><ul><li>Sources — Congressional bills, committee hearings committee reports, congressional debates </li></ul>
  7. 7. Legislative History <ul><li>Research sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compiled legislative histories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Congressional Information Service (CIS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>United States Code Congressional and Administrative News Service (USCCAN) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Congressional Record </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Congressional Index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Congressional and other sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer-aided research </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Chapter 8—Secondary Authority Restatements of the Law
  9. 9. Restatements of the Law <ul><li>Purpose and research role </li></ul><ul><li>Areas of the law covered </li></ul>
  10. 10. Restatements of the Law <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restatement of the law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comments and reporter’s notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross references and appendix volumes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Updates and index </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Restatements of the Law <ul><li>Research aids </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Table of contents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appendix volumes </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Chapter 8— Secondary Authority Uniform Laws and Model Acts
  13. 13. Uniform Laws and Model Acts <ul><li>Purpose and research role </li></ul>
  14. 14. Uniform Laws and Model Acts <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uniform law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commissioners’ notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library references </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes to decisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tables, updates, and index </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Restatements of the Law <ul><li>Research aids </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition — includes a Directory of Uniform Acts and Codes: Tables and Codes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference from other sources </li></ul></ul>

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