So you decided to take Business Entities this semester and you’re feeling a burning desire to know more about corporate law, or maybe more about Washington-specific corporate law? This research guide, by Kelly Kunsch, is packed with everything you need, from where to find forms for corporate formation to useful journals relating to corporate law (check out the Securities Regulation Law Journal for possible vacation reading!) or where to find Washington corporation registrations online.
Written by Tina Ching, this research guide provides an introduction to Washington and Federal administrative codes and processes. It is useful for general administrative law issues and questions, and features a number of secondary sources which can help you explore the subject further.
Need to know the ins and outs of searching the library catalog? This research guide covers the basics of what is in the library catalog, basic searching, advanced searching, and where items are located.
Conducting a Source and Cite Check for a Journal? Check out the library’s guide for journal staff. It answers general questions about choosing a topic, preemption checks, locating and borrowing materials, and cite and source checking.
This guide is a must read for those who are new to law school or for those who are still confused about anything in the library, from the card security system to how to reserve a study room!
This is the authoritative guide to our favorite things here in the library to help you survive being a 1L. It covers resources about law school, case briefing, and outlining.
It’s a little more than just being a bill sitting up here on Capitol Hill; this research guide by Kelly Kunsch is useful for new students or people with a burning interest in Constitutional law, as well as a comparative reference for the differences between state and Federal legal systems as well as Indian legal systems within their respective Nations.
Many law graduates venture out into the real world in a small or solo practice. This guide helps you with the basics, like how to start your own law library, keeping a business plan, and deciding where you want to locate your office. Even if you’re just thinking about starting out solo or small, this guide is a great read about the realities of solo practice.
The Researching Legal Careers guide points to resources about general career planning and covers career specialties such as elder law or tax law. You can also learn about business etiquette and how to interview successfully. Look for it under the library’s Guides tab.
Need an overview of a particular area of law or to clarify a particular legal concept? The law library purchases the following study aid series:
- West Hornbooks
- West Nutshells
- Examples and Explanations
- Gilbert Law Summaries
- Emanuel Law Outlines
Current study aids are located in the Reserve collection. Check the online catalog for specific titles Study aids are available for 2-hour check out and selected “starred” copies can be checked out for 24 hours. “Starred” books cannot be renewed. Fines will accrue for late items at the rate of $1 per hour. If you would like to check out a study aid for 6 weeks, selected copies of older editions of these study aids are located in the Treatise collection for checkout.
The law library is pleased to provide students with this collection. We hope that students will take care to maintain the collection for the benefit of everyone. Remember, study aids are just that: aids to your regular study. They are not a substitute for attending class and reading required material!