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Locate print copies of these key sets in your law school library. (Law firm and government
libraries may not have all of these sets in print.) In addition to the bulleted items, note these
features:
>Access: What index is provided? Is there access by subject/topic; case name; code section;
regulation section? Note explanatory information regarding use of the index.
>Currency: How is this set kept current?
     Loose-leaf: Are the new pages interfiled or are the updates filed as one supplement at the
     front or back of the volume?
     Print: Is there a pocket part or separate supplementary pamphlet? Is there a
     supplementary pamphlet that updates the pocket parts?
>Publisher: Books within a publishing family will reference each other. Expand your
research by using books from various publishing families.

California

Deering’s California Codes Annotated
      UCC
      Rules of the State Bar (Rules of Professional Conduct)
      Uncodified Initiative Measures and Statutes (one volume in set)
      Pamphlet supplementing pockets parts for set
      Effective date of California legislation (at front of each pocket part)
      Maxims of Jurisprudence (Cal. Civ. Code §§3509-3548)
      Index: Popular Name Table

West’s Annotated California Codes
      Commercial Code
      Rules of Court (State Bar) Rules of Professional Conduct
      Pamphlet supplementing pockets parts for set
      Effective date of California legislation (from 1955 at front of each pocket part)
      Maxims of Jurisprudence (Cal. Civ. Code §§3509-3548)
      General Index (in last volume of index: Popular Name Table)

California Code of Regulations

Witkin. Summary of California Law
California Procedure - California Evidence - California Criminal Law

California Jurisprudence 3d (Cal. Jur. 3d)

California Forms of Pleading & Practice

California Legal Forms: Transaction Guide

Rutter Guides: California Practice Guide: Civil Procedure Before Trial; California Practice Guide:
Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial
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GENERAL




AMERICAN LAW REPORTS (ALR)
Provides full text of selected noteworthy cases with commentary (annotations), including
surveys of the law in different jurisdictions. Locates all of the cases on covered topics.
Published in series. Annotations are kept current by pocket parts.
ALR - ALR Federal - ALR International (New)




RESTATEMENTS
Text volumes contain authoritative statement of the general common law with comments
and illustrations.
Appendix volumes contain annotations of cases citing the Restatement.




UNIFORM LAWS ANNOTATED
Sponsored by National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws and the American
Law Institute
Examines acts recommended by the CCCUSL for adoption in all states and annotations to
cases decided in adopting jurisdictions.
Directory of Acts (thin, softbound pamphlet accompanying set)




WORDS AND PHRASES
Contains terms defined by the courts and citations to cases that include the definition.




Real World Research (April 6, 2011)
Linda Spath, Library Manager, Nixon Peabody LLP

								
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