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Thomas Library

Selected Resources for COMM 351: Media Law

Fall Semester 2010

LexisNexis Legal Reference -- including American Jurisprudence 2d

Wright State University's Introduction to Legal Research

Subject Headings

Mass media -- Law and legislation -- United States
Mostly textbooks?

Reference Books

West's Encyclopedia of American Law (2005)
Ref. KF154 .W47 2005
Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court (2008)
KF4550 .F54 2008
Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions) (2009)
Ref. KF4548.5 .O97 2009
Online via Oxford Reference
The Associated Press stylebook and briefing on media law : with Internet guide and glossary (2002)
Ref. PN4783 .A83 2002
Copyright Handbook (2004)
Ref. KF2995 .F53 2004
Encyclopedia of the First Amendment (2009)
Ref. KF4770 .E53 2009

Useful Websites

List of legal abbreviations - Wikipedia
See also Bieber's Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations in the legal reference area of LexisNexis
FindLaw - Cases and Codes
Ohio Revised Code

Nearby Law Libraries

Some notes on the Clark Co. Law Library:
  • Public Hours: 9-11am, 1-3pm, M-F
  • Wireless access available - bring your laptop!
  • Please turn off all cell phones
  • This is a DIY library; they are not permitted to help you.
Clark County Law Library
Clark County Common Pleas Courthouse
101 North Limestone St.
Springfield, Ohio 45502
(937) 521-1721
Zimmerman Law Library - Univ. of Dayton
Library Catalog
Room 212, Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469
937-229-2314