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This survey of United States law sources, by Hester Swift, Foreign and International Law Librarian, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, is based on a presentation delivered at the BIALL Foreign and International Law Seminar on 3 March 2009.



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Association of Legal Writing Directors, ALWD Citation Manual: a Professional System of Citation. 3rd ed., Aspen, 2006. Extracts online at: <>
Berring, R.C., and Edinger, E.A., Finding the Law. 12th ed. Thomson West, 2005.
Clark, D.S., and Ansay, T. (eds), Introduction to the Law of the United States. 2nd ed.Kluwer Law International, 2002.
Farnsworth, E.A., An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States. 3rd ed.Oceana, 1996.
Mersky R.M., and Dunn, D.J., Fundamentals of Legal Research. 8th ed.Foundation Press, 2002.
The Bluebook: a Uniform System of Citation, compiled by the editors of the Columbia Law Review, the Harvard Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and the Yale Law Journal. 18th ed.Harvard Law Review Association, 2005.
D'Angelo Law Library, University of Chicago Law School: <>
Tarlton Law Library, University of Texas School of Law: <>


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