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Start with the legal encyclopedia for explanations about general principles of law and appropriate references to statutes and cases:

Fl.Jur.2d -- Florida Jurisprudence, Second Edition -- Reference KFF 80 .F56 -- The encyclopedia provides narrative discussion of topics with references to specific cases and statutes in the footnotes. The set includes several finding aids:

  • General Index
  • Words & Phrases
  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Laws & Rules - with cross-references to topics from specific provisions of:
    • U.S. Constitution
    • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
    • National Housing Act
    • Social Security Act
    • U.S. Code Annotated
    • U.S. Public Laws
    • Code of Federal Regulation
    • Federal rules (Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Evidence)
    • Code of Judicial Conduct
    • Florida Constitution
    • Florida Statutes
    • Florida Laws
    • Florida Administration Code
    • Florida rules (Appellate Procedure, Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Probate, etc.)
    • Florida Administrative Orders of the 9th, 11th, and 15th Judicial Circuits
    • Florida Attorney General Opinions
    • Uniform Commercial Code
    • Restatement Second

Individual volumes include:

  • a Scope statement describing the chapters contents
  • a Federal Aspects statement showing the application of federal law
  • a Treated Elsewhere statement indicating what is covered in other topics
  • Research References giving you access to national texts and local texts and practice publications, annotations from American Law Reports (ALR), and forms
  • boldfaced headings such as Comments, Cautions, Illustrations, Observations, Practice Guides, Recommendations, and Reminders calling your attention to matters of particular significance
  • a West's Digest Conversion Table which may be used to find where various West's Digest topics and key numbers are cited in the Research References in the Florida Jur 2d articles in this volume
  • an Index at the end of the volume covering topics discussed in the volume

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