Sociology 434: Sociology of Law

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Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

West's encyclopedia of American Law 2nd ed. 2005
Location: Gale Virtual Reference Collection
Gale encyclopedia of every day law
Location: Gale Virtual Reference Collection
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution
Location: Gale Virtual Reference Collection
Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education
Location: Gale Virtual Reference Collection
Encyclopedia of gun control and gun rights
Location: Reference Room KF3941.A68|bU88 2000
Homosexuality and the law: a dictionary
Location: Reference Room KF4754.5.A68 S74 2001 and Netlibrary
Religion and American law : an encyclopedia 2000
Location: Reference Room KF4783.A68 R45 2000
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keywords: law and encyclopedia; law and dictionaries;
subject: Sociological jurisprudence
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Indexes and Abstracts

RAND California
California economic and public policy issues, including over 80 statistical databases with data at various geographic levels, some covering the entire nation.
Sociological Abstracts (SocAbs)
Abstracts and indexes over 1,600 serials publications, plus book chapters, 1963-

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CQ Researcher
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JStor
A reliable and comprehensive archive of important scholarly journal literature.
LexisNexis Academic
Search Legal Research. Contains Laws and secondary sources including articles from legal newspapers, magazines, & newsletters and articles from law reviews
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) more about National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Abstracts, indexes, full-text publications, and user resources in the area of criminal justice and related subjects. 1970's-
OneFile (includes Expanded Academic ASAP InfoTrac)
Full-text and citations from journals and magazines, may limit to only search full-text, within a specific date range and refereed journals
SAGE Journals Online
Full text to over 460 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine.

Web resources

U.S. Law Research Guide
California Law Research Guide

FindLaw
(http://www.findlaw.com/)
Georgetown University Law Library
(http://www.ll.georgetown.edu/)
Legal Information Institute
(http://www.law.cornell.edu/)
Library of Congress Guide to Law Online
(http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/index.html)
Legal research gateways
http://law.wlu.edu/library/research/general_law/index.asp
LLRX.com Law Library Research Xchange
(http://www.llrx.com/)
Los Angeles County Law Library
(http://lalaw.lib.ca.us)
 

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