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Online Resources

LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law include the text of many U.S., Canadian and British law journals. Law students have individual passwords for each of these databases. The Hein Online database includes libraries of American Bar Association Journals, Bar Journals, Core U.S. Journals, and Most-Cited Law Journals, all in pdf format. The Social Science Research Network's Legal Scholarship

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Online Law Reviews

(Just Now) Online Directory of Law Reviews and Scholarly Legal Periodicals ; FindLaw List of general law journals. Law review and journal articles are also available from Mabie's subscription databases, including LexisNexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, and JSTOR. Visit Mabie's electronic databases page to access additional subscription databases.

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Gender/Sex Discrimination

(Just Now) Heafey Law Library Research Team Research Services Email Me. Contact: 408-554-4452. Website. Social: Facebook Page Twitter Page << Previous: Feminist Jurisprudence; Next: Rape and Domestic Violence >> Last Updated: Sep 26, 2021 2:59 PM URL: https://lawguides.scu.edu

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Practice Materials

(Just Now) The Rutter Group-California Practice Guide: Family Law Forms authored by Commissioner Josanna Berkow, Judge Mark S. Millard, Judge Michael J. Naughton, and Leslie O. Dawson, CPA, is a practice-oriented reference and a single source for the practice of family law

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American Legal System

(Just Now) Intended for law students, lawyers, and legal scholars from foreign countries; U.S. graduate and undergraduate college students; and members of the general reading public in the United States. For use as the text of an introductory course on U.S. law, as a reference, or for self-study.

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Session Laws and Codes

(Just Now) annually by chaptered law number. May include: 10 year table of code sections; affected, Cross references from bill number to chaptered law number, List of vetoed bills, Bill number and title, Law as passed, Code citation. KFC 25 A24 Microform Collection

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Indexes to Law Reviews

(Just Now) A legal index is a compilation of law review and law-related articles organized by author, title, or subject. When you have some good search terms, such as the name of a case or the popular name of a statute, indexes can be a useful tool for finding highly relevant law review articles quickly.

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Administrative Law

(Just Now) Administrative Law Cases Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. 467 U.S. 837 (1984) (W|L) Petition was filed for review of order of the Environmental Protection Agency. The Court of Appeals, 685 F.2d 718, vacated regulations, and certiorari was granted. The Supreme Court, Justice Stevens, held that Environmental

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Performance Exam

(Just Now) A guide to give students resources to prepare for the California State Bar Examination. Included in this guide are materials on admission, essays, performance tests, MBE (multi-state exam), and MPRE (multi-state professional responsibilities exam), etc. Performance Exam Resources

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California Legislative Intent

(Just Now) The term legislative history refers to those documents which are produced in the process of enacting a law. In California, the legislative counsel analysis, committee reports and votes, floor votes, veto messages and other messages, fiscal impact statements and finance reports, bill text and amendments, all provide evidence of legislative intent.

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Secondary Materials

(Just Now) Federal Securities Law Reporter by Commerce Clearing House. Call Number: KF1436.5.C6. A loose-leaf service that provides both primary and secondary materials. It has long been regarded as the most comprehensive, convenient, and widely used commercial source for researching securities law. It brings together the full text of statutes

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Precedent and Persuasion

(Just Now) The Internal Revenue Code is governing law. Additional materials listed below are helpful in interpreting the Code. Internal Revenue Code; Title 26 of the United States Code 1986, 1954, 1939 Current and older versions of the IRC are available on Lexis, Westlaw, CCH, RIA Checkpoint, BNA Premier, Bloomberg Law.

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How to Prepare During Law School

(2 days ago) Exam subjects: Civil Procedure and Constitutional Law. In addition, students should take into consideration the remaining subjects tested on the California Bar Exam when planning their second and third year schedules. Remaining subjects include: Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law II, Wills and Trusts, Community Property, and Remedies.

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Judicial Decisions

(Just Now) A collection of decisions of courts in the British Isles on points of international law. Commonwealth International Law Cases, 1974 - 1995 Law Stacks, Second Floor KZ199 .C66; Oxford Reports on International Law is a subscription database which includes decisions on international law from domestic courts; faculty and student access is via OSCAR

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Legal Encyclopedia/Treatise Approach

(Just Now) This 56-volume set, published by Matthew Bender & Co., is both a treatise and a practice guide. It functions as a treatise because it provides thorough discussions of all California civil practice areas, including torts, business and commercial matters, real estate, public administrative law, and family law.

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Research Services

(9 days ago) The Research Services staff at Heafey Law Library are committed to our student's academic success. We are available during office hours for walk-in research assistance and student can schedule meetings with a specific librarian.

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Multi-State (MBE)

(Just Now) This portion of the exam is an objective six-hour test containing 200 questions, which is divided into two three-hour sessions during which 100 questions are administered. The MBE tests six subjects: Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Real Property, and Torts. This component comprises 35% of the total score.

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Library Hours and Policies

(Just Now) Mabie Law Library is a private library. Access is limited to Santa Clara University faculty, staff, law school students and attorneys who purchase a Mabie Law Library Courtesy Card.Non-Law SCU students have restricted access to the library collection upon presenting a …

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The Digest Approach

(Just Now) A digest is a large compilation of case law summaries, which are initially categorized into fairly broad topics, then subcategorized again into much more specific topics. Digests are NOT cumulative – they only cover specific periods of time. For example, West's California Digest covers cases decided between 1850 and 1950.

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California Cases

(Just Now) Locating the Law; How to read a California case For California state court cases follow the rules below (refer to Table 1 under "California" for more details): Supreme Court (Cal.): Cite to P., P.2d, or P.3d, if available. Court of Appeal (Cal. Ct. App

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California Case Reporters

(Just Now) COURT . CASE REPORTERS ABBREVIATIONS . CALL NUMBER. California Supreme Court : California Reports (official): Cal., Cal. 2d, Cal. 3d., Cal. 4th: KFC45 A2 : West's

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Forced Sterilization

(2 days ago) Australian Year Book of International Law, 14:203-226 (1993) Sterilisation of the mentally disabled in English and Canadian law / Norrie, K.M. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 38:387-395 (1989) Note that many of the articles indexed …

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