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Secondary Sources: Treatises

This Guide will provide a more in-depth explanation about finding, identifying, and using Treatises in legal research

Westlaw

Within Westlaw, when you go into the Secondary Sources you can further select "Texts and Treatises" - from here you can select topic, jurisdiction and other filtering options.

Lexis Advance

Within Lexis Advance, when you click on Secondary Materials you can further select "Treatises, Practice Guides & Jurisprudence" - from here you can select topic, jurisdiction and other filtering options.

Bloomberg BNA

Within Bloomberg Law, you may search Treatises and other Secondary Sources by topic under Practice Centers.

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Examples of Online Treatises

Moore's Federal Practice - Available Online in Lexis Advance (Updated September 2018).

Search and Seizure - Available Online at Westlaw (Last Updated October 2017).

Nimmer on Copyright - Available Online at Lexis Advance (Updated August 2018)

Treatise on Constitutional Law - Available online at Westlaw (Updated November 2017).

Gitlin on Divorce - Available Online at Lexis Advance (Updated June 2018)

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