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LGL 218: Criminal Law (AL): Legal Reference

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Reference Books at Alexandria Library

Virginia Resources at Alexandria Library

The following primary and secondary resources for Viriginia are held at NOVA Alexandria Library:

  • Virginia Code
  • Virginia Reports
  • Virginia Court of Appeals Reports
  • South Eastern Reporter
  • Virginia Digest
  • West Virginia Digest
  • Michie's Jurisprudence of Virginia and West Virginia

Virginia Resources at GMU Law Library

The following primary and secondary resources for Viriginia are held at George Mason University (GMU) Law Library:

  • Code of Virginia
  • Virginia Administrative Code
  • Virginia Register
  • Virginia Reports
  • Virginia Forms
  • Michie's Jurisprudence of Virginia and West Virginia
  • West's Virginia
  • West's Virginia Digest
  • Supreme Court Records and Briefs
  • Acts of Assembly
  • House and Senate Documents

Click here for a map of the GMU Law Library.

Click here for a guide to the GMU Law Library.

How to Use West's Digest

NexisUni (formerly LexisNexis): Legal Reference

1)  In Nexis Uni, click on the Menu dropdown in the upper left and select "All Sources." 

2)  In the Category filter, click on More and select Law Reviews & Journals.

 

3)  In the Category section, select either Dictionaries or Jurisprudence (or select both by clicking on "Select multiple").

4)  Select one of the sources to search in ("Add source as search filter").

Gale Online Encyclopedias

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of full-text specialized encyclopedias, which can be good sources of background information, topic overviews, and basic facts about a topic.  Includes West's Encyclopedia of American Law and Encyclopedia of the American Constitution.