February 2014

3 posts

American Jurisprudence Legal Forms

February 3, 2014


The second edition of American Jurisprudence Legal Forms is an excellent resource for state and federal legal forms. This set, containing over fifty volumes, features forms for most areas of civil practice. The forms are organized alphabetically by subject, and each chapter begins with a brief overview of the topic. Chapters also include model forms and form drafting guides complete with checklists as well as extensive references to legal encyclopedias. One of the more helpful features of this s…

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“Can a seventeen year-old leave home?” A Legal Research Guide

February 17, 2014


The reference librarians created legal research guides for specific areas of the law. These guides contain resources that can help you research a legal issue. The library often receives questions from the public regarding whether a seventeen year-old can leave home, so this research guide was created to provide information on juveniles and the age of majority in Texas. It links to plain English information on the rights of juvenile victims of domestic violence and to chapters of the Texas Famil…

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Texas Independence Day: Related Resources

February 26, 2014


For Texas Independence Day, the library is spotlighting two resources: Braden’s Annotated Texas Constitution and our Flying the Flag legal research guide. Braden’s Annotated Texas Constitution provides factual information regarding the origins, historical development, and contemporary meaning of each section of the Texas Constitution. In the foreword, the authors state that the principal reason for this publication is to make the information available to the public. The library is privileged to…

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