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American Jurisprudence (Am Jur 2d)
The standard legal encyclopedia, covering federal and state law in signed articles written by specialists.
XXKF154.A42 D'Angelo Law Reading Room
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Corpus Juris Secundum [C.J.S.] : a complete restatement of the entire American law as developed by all reported cases.
Many articles have recently been revised and brought up to date.
XXKF154.C56 D'Angelo Law Readng Room
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West's Encyclopedia of American Law
Signed articles on legal topics, famous trials and cases, and famous jurist written by law professors. Written for non-laywers.
XXKF154.W47 1997 D'Angelo Law Reference
Cal Jur 3d
Good general encyclopedia of California law, though less detailed than the Witkins summaries.
K171.C252 D'Angelo Law Stacks
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Illinois Jurisprudence
Good basic coverage of selected topics: Business Organizations, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Insurance, Personal Injury, Property, and Torts.
K331.I72 1992 D'Angelo Law Readng Room
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Illinois Law & Practice
West Group's Illinois encyclopedia, broader in scope than Illinois Jurisprudence.
K331.I7 D'Angelo Law Stacks
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New York Jurisprudence 2d
General encyclopedia of New York law, similar to Cal Jur.
XXKFN5065.N48 1979 D'Angelo Law Stacks
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Canadian Encyclopedic Digest (3d)
Encyclopedia of Canadian federal and provincial law, covering both case law and statute law.
Search the C.E.D. (3d) on Westlaw
Halsbury's Laws of England 4th ed.
The standard encyclopedia of English law, from Butterworths.
KB11.H22 D'Angelo Law Stacks
The Laws of Scotland : Stair memorial encyclopaedia
K2046.L387 1987 D'Angelo Law Stacks
Halsbury's Laws of Australia
XXKU25.H34 D'Angelo Law Stacks
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, 2d ed.
XXKF4548.E52 2000 D'Angelo Law Reference
Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, 2d ed.  / Joshua Dressler, editor in chief.
HV6017.E52 2002 D'Angelo Law Reference
International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law
KA22.I61 D'Angelo Law Reserve
Encyclopedia of Law and Economics (Boudewijn Bouckaert & Gerrit De Geest eds.)
Edward Elgar and the University of Ghent, 2000.
XXK487.E3E53 2000 D'Angelo Law Reserve; Regenstein First Floor Reading Room
Comprehensive literature reviews and bibliographies on Law and Economics topics. Simultaneously published on the Internet at Findlaw (financed by the University of Ghent).
The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, edited by Peter Newman (1998)
XXK487.E3 N49 1998 D'Angelo Law Reference; Reading Room, Floor A Regenstein

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