This guide is a veritable bonanza for legal researchers in finding work that has already been done so you don’t reinvent the wheel.
This guide shows you how to do preemption checks on your potential law review articles, or major scholarly writings which you might be doing for an independent study. A preemption check is much more than just Shepardizing, and this guide tells you how to do it yourself and do it right the first time.
From THOMAS to FedWorld, here’s every link you’ll ever need to do governmental research online for free. The Federal Government puts most of this information online at no charge; this research guide tells you where to find it.
Oh yes, there’s much more to the UCC than you learned in Contracts; the law school has excellent classes in Commercial Law and Payment Systems, but this research guide can help you get going with basic UCC questions and how they apply to Washington law. The guide, by Kelly Kunsch, also features a carefully curated list of hornbooks and secondary sources for various aspects of commercial law in case you want to know more but aren’t quite ready to take Payment Systems … yet.
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 help preparing for exams? Consult our online research guide for a bibliography of books and other resources you may find useful for exam preparation.
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.