Listed below are some of the most recent reference materials in the area of legal research. We have many more resources in Dacus Library. Search the Dacus Online Catalog (DOC) to find additional information.
(Latest edition kept in Reference - Older editions are in the General Collection.) Includes comprehensive information of a wide variety of matters related to the states, including state legislatures, judiciaries and governors.
Includes every major document related to the United States Congress issued between 1787 and 1998. Each document contains a brief introductory section explaining its historical context and significance.
Contains all public papers (speeches, executive orders, radio addresses, etc.) issued by the president. Coverage extends from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush. Also available online (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/pubpapers/search.html)
A–Z entry with summary of the court involved (most are from the U.S. Supreme Court), the case reference number, the date of the decision, a two- to six-word summation of the issue, a bulleted summation, background of each case and the ramifications of the decision handed down.