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Secondary Legal Sources : Annotated Law Reports

This guide highlights a variety of secondary sources which are extremely useful in legal research. A go-to list with books organized by topic.


American Law Reports (ALR) analyze specific legal issues in great detail.  ALR is not considered an authoritative source of law however when you find an ALR article on point, expect a comprehensive compilation of annotations-- cases, statutes, regulations and law review articles-- from every jurisdiction.