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discusses published federal and state decisions involving questions of public international law from 1783 forward.
Treatises, Hornbooks, Casebooks, In a Nutshell, etc.
See also Florida texts.
Various published series exist providing single-volume overviews of specific areas of the law. Although the UCF Library does not have a comprehensive collection of these texts, some of them can be located through
the UCF library catalog by searching for the legal topic by keyword, e.g. "torts" and the keyword "series",
then Browse Results by Call Number: Library of Congress "K". (browse by call number feature is currently unavailable)
American jurisprudence trials : an encyclopedic guide to the modern practices, techniques, and tactics used in preparing and trying cases, with model programs for the handling of all types of litigation
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- KF 8915.A74
"shares the techniques and strategies that spelled success in the actual cases of more than 300 prominent trial attorneys, judges and other legal experts. Details successful techniques point-by-point in its hundreds of informative model trial articles that cover the spectrum of personal injury, business, and criminal litigation. Provides step-by-step guidance through all the phases of trial -- from initial client interview, discovery, pleadings, motions and trial itself, to post-trial motions and appeals."
- Model pleading, discovery, and motion forms
- Sample opening statements and final arguments
- Sample litigation aids, photos, maps, diagrams, charts, tables, graphs, and more
America Law Reports (ALR)
provide detailed discussions concerning legal issues with extensive summaries of relevant court cases.
Call Number: Reference KF 132 .A58 (1948+)
- index for ALR 2nd, ALR 3rd, ALR 4th, ALR 5th, ALR 6th, ALR 7th, and ALR Fed
ALR Permanent Digest of American Law Reports Annotated
Beginning with the 7th series, reported cases are nor reproduced in the volumes due to widespread online access to cases.
The citation format also changes beginning with the 7th series; the previous format still applies for the 1st through 6th series. The fourth article in the first volume of ALR 7th begins on page 283. Under the previous citation format it would have been cited as 1 A.L.R.7th 283, but under the new format it is cited as 1 A.L.R.7th Art. 4.