Using the Law Library: A Guide for Educators: Part IV: Secondary Sources to the Rescue

Journal of Law and Education, Vol. 34, No. 2, p. 273, 2005

University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2007-22

21 Pages Posted: 6 Apr 2007 Last revised: 5 Dec 2007

William A. Hilyerd

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Abstract

In this, the fourth of six articles, all of the major legal secondary sources are identified as are several ways to get background on education-related laws without using true legal sources. The two main areas of emphasis are: 1) how to use secondary sources to gain a basic understanding of the laws affecting educators; and, 2) how to use secondary sources to access primary source materials (cases, statutes, and regulations) relating to education and school systems.

Keywords: legal research, secondary sources, education

Suggested Citation

Hilyerd, William A., Using the Law Library: A Guide for Educators: Part IV: Secondary Sources to the Rescue. Journal of Law and Education, Vol. 34, No. 2, p. 273, 2005; University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2007-22. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=978687

Will Hilyerd (Contact Author)

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )

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