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Library Resources Guide - LEGAL ASSISTANT

compiled by Daniel Calandro, April 12, 2013
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Legal Directory

  • KF 190.M32 1999 -- Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory - rates lawyers; law digests of the states

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Legal Encyclopedias

  • KFN 6100.C67 -- Corpus Juris Secundum
  • KF 4548.E53 2000 -- Encyclopedia of the American Constitution
  • KF 154.C85 -- Guide to American Law
  • KF 154.W47 1997 -- West's Encyclopedia of American Law

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Legal Dictionaries

  • Words and Phrases
  • KF 156.B856 1998 -- Burton's Legal Thesaurus 3rd ed.
  • KF 156.B53 1999 -- Black's Law Dictionary
  • KF 156.H36 1994 -- Ballentine's Law Dictionary
  • KF 1156.G367 1995 -- Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage

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Case Law - Reporters

  • KFN 1848.N48 -- New Jersey Superior Court Reports
  • KFN 1845.N5 -- New Jersey Reports
  • KFN 1857.W4 -- New Jersey Digest(prior to l954)
  • KFN 1875.W475 -- New Jersey Digest 2nd (l954-)
  • KFN 1889.S45 1991 -- Shepard's New Jersey Citations
  • Atlantic Reporter 2nd series Vol. 1-552 (1939-1989)
  • Federal Supplement Vol. 1-725 (1932-1990)
  • Federal Reporter 2nd series Vol. 1-911 (1924-1990)
  • Supreme Court Reporter Vol. 1-111 (1882-1990)
  • U.S. Supreme Court Digest Vol. 1-19 (1969-1974)

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Statute Law

  • KFN 1830.A2T.27 -- New Jersey Statutes Annotated
  • KFN 1832 .A2n48 1982 -- New Jersey Administrative Code
  • KFN 1867.N48 -- New Jersey Law with Forms - Seltzer
  • KFN 1880.N4 -- New Jersey Practice
  • KFN 2329.A196 2001 -- New Jersey Rules of Court, State & Federal
  • Legislative Index - monthly guide to New Jersey bills in process
  • New Jersey Law Journal - weekly legal news in New Jersey
  • KF 62.U5 T.15 -- U.S. Code Annotated
  • Federal Register - daily-rules and regulations of federal agencies
  • Code of Federal Regulations(LSA) - lists CFR sections affected
  • U.S. Code Congressional & administrative News - monthly-finding aid list and legislative history

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Selected Books

  • KFN 1861.W47 -- West's New Jersey Law Finder 2001
  • KF 240.J32 1998 -- Fundamentals of Legal Research 7th ed. -Jacobstein, J. Myron
  • KF 240.E35 1992 -- Legal Research-How to Find and Understand the Law - Stephen Elias
  • KF 320.L4S72 1993 -- Essentials of Paralegalism - William P. Statsky
  • HF 5381.AlP35 1994 -- Opportunities in Paralegal Careers - Alice Fins
  • KF 386.C87 1998 -- Intro. to Law for Paralegals - Katherine Currier
  • KF 320.L4E76 1995 -- Everything You Need to Know about Being a Legal Assistant
  • KF 320.L4P67 1999 -- Paralegal Internships - Ruth Ellen Post
  • KF 240.O365 1999 -- Legal Information - How to Find It, How to Use It - Kent C. Olson
  • KF 242.AlL353 2000 -- The Lawyer's Guide to Internet Research
  • KF 242.AlW475 2001 -- West's Analysis of American Law

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Online Searching

  • Lexis-Nexis

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Legal News

  • Articles from legal newspapers, magazines & newsletters

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Law Reviews

  • Articles from law reviews

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Case Law

  • Get a Case - Federal & State legal cases
  • Shepard's for U.S. Supreme Court - Shepard's citations
  • Federal Case Law-decisions from all federal court levels
  • State Case Law - State high court & appellate decisions
  • Area of Law by Topic - cases on a variety of topics

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Codes & Regulations

  • Federal Code - Federal code, U.S. Constitution & court rules
  • Federal Regulations - Federal regulations, agency opinion & U.S. Attorney General Opinions
  • State Codes - Statutory laws, court rules from all states & Attorneys General Opinions from all states
  • Tax Law - The IRS Bulletin, tax regulations & more

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International Legal Markets

  • Canadian Legislative Materials-Canadian Current Legislative Awarences & Canada Federal Legislation
  • Canadian Statutes & Regulations - Statutes and Regulations of Canada, British Columbis and Ontario
  • EU Law (CELEX) - European Union law

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Patent Research

  • Patents - All U.S. patents from 1971 to present
  • Class - Patent Numbers by Classification
  • Manual - Manual of Classification

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Career Information

  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory - Details on more than 900,000 lawyers and law firms
  • Law School Directories - Details on over 250 U.S. schools
  • Choosing a Law School - NALP's Degrees of Difference

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