Environmental Law

Cases, Statutes and Regulations

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Use this site for background information, terminology/definitions and links to cases, statutes and regulations.
Nexis Uni (a.k.a. Lexis Nexis) 
For primary case law, including Shephard's Summaries [sample]. Also good for business and newspaper articles.

Scholarly Literature: Books and Journals

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Search through all of our databases and catalogs, simultaneously. Use limits on the left side of the search results to limit to books or other formats.
Ebook Central Sample search for e-books with "environmental law" in the title.

Journal Article Databases

Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database.
Applied Science & Technology Source
Covers scholarly journals, trade and industrial publications.
Environment Complete
Use for secondary law resources (scholarly journal articles) from both domestic and international journals.
Covers aspects of human impact to the environment.
Agriculture Collection
From animal feeds to zoonotic diseases, Agriculure Collection yields information in all agricultural-related areas for every kind of agricultural researcher.
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
A collection of over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Delmar reference titles provide robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
Scientific and technical scholarly research articles. To get articles you must "order the document" (no fee for MMA students, faculty and staff), or fill out the online form. Enter your contact information, and the library will email you the articles within 1-3 days

Basic Legal Citation

Avoid Plagiarism - Cite Your Sources

Legal Information Institute Logo Introduction to Basic Legal Citation - Legal Information Institute (LII), Cornell University
LII's guide to citing all primary and secondary legal and literature sources. Uses the uniform legal citation, Bluebook format.

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11 Mar 2019