1. Introduction to Secondary Sources

2. Textbooks

3. Legal Encyclopedias

4. Government Documents

5. Legal Dictionaries

Secondary Sources – Textbooks: Expert Authority on Settled Law

Textbooks, treatises and restatements of the law cover a single and expansive area of the law.

They usually provide:

Most importantly, textbooks often include numerous references to other relevant primary and secondary sources, saving you the trouble of searching for them on your own!

A stylized drawing of textbooks.