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Pre-Law: General Reference Sources

This guide is for students interested in attending law school.

Encyclopedias

Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law- eBook 

Encyclopedia of the American Judicial System: Studies of the Principal Institutions and Processes of Law – REF KF154 .E53 1987- There are 3 volumes available.

The Guide to American Law: Everyone's Legal Encyclopedia. – REF KF156 .G77 1983- There are 12 volumes available.

Legal Systems of the World: A Political, Social, and Cultural Encyclopedia- REF K48 .L44 2002 There are 4 volumes available.

West’s Encyclopedia of American Law- REF KF 154 .W47 2005- There are 13 volumes available.

Women in Law: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook- REF  K170 .W66 1996

Dictionaries

Bioethics, Health Care, and the Law: A Dictionary- REF R725.5 .H44 1999

Black’s Law Dictionary- REF KF 156 .B53 2004- Available at both USC Upstate and UCG.

Law Dictionary for Nonlawyers- REF KF156 .O7 1991.

Oran’s Dictionary of the Law- eBook 

Real Life Dictionary of the Law: Taking the Mystery Out of Legal Language- REF KF156 .H55 1995

Webster’s New World Law Dictionary- REF KF 156 .W54 2006

Guides

American Justice- REF KF154 .A44 1996- There are 3 volumes available.

The Guide to American Law Supplement: Everyone’s Legal Encyclopedia- REF KF156 .G77 Suppl.- There are 6 volumes available.

The Guide to American Law Yearbook: Everyone’s Legal Encyclopedia- REF KF156 .G77 Yrbk 1987.

Magill’s Legal Guide- REF KF385 .M35 2000- There are 3 volumes available.

Major Acts of Congress- REF KF 154 .M35 2004- There are 3 volumes available.

The Oxford Companion to American Law- REF KF156 .094 2002 and eBook

U.S. Laws, Acts, and Treaties- REF KF385 .A4 U152 2003- There are 3 volumes available.

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