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Research Resources: Class Guides


BOS 373: Gender and the Law



REFERENCE RESOURCES

Work and family in America
REF HD4904.25 .S84 2001

Women and equality in the workplace
REF HD6095 .G48 2003

Pornography and sexual representation
REF HQ472.U6 S56 2001

Encyclopedia of abortion in the United States
REF HQ767.5.U5 P35 2002

Encyclopedia of women's history in America
REF HQ1410 .C85 2000

United States government documents on women, 1800-1990
REF HQ1410.H85 Z2 1993

Encyclopedia of rape
REF HV6558 .E53 2004

Domestic violence sourcebook
REF HV6626.2 .D685 2004



COURT CASES & LAW REVIEWS

Lexis-Nexis
Connections to newspaper articles (including New York Times and Washington Post), business information (including SEC filings), and legal resources (including state and federal case law).

Westlaw, Campus Research
Research service, includes: thousands of news databases arranged geographically and topically; hundreds of newswires as well as business, trade and professional journals and publications; and superior law-related resources, including both primary law and analysis.



LAWS AND REGULATIONS

United States Statutes at Large
Ref. Balcony KF 50 .U52 (1893 - )
This is the first permanent form of federal laws. One or more volumes are compiled for each legislative session. Recent laws are issued in "slip" format, arranged by Public Law number. Public Laws from 1995 to the present are available on GPO Access.

United States Code
Ref. Balcony KF 62 1992 .A2
This is the official codification of all federal laws, divided into 50 subject areas (or titles). Specific subject indexing is included, as well as a listing of the laws by popular names. Also available on GPO Access.

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
Ref. Balcony KF 70 .A34
This is a subject accumulation of rules currently in force, also divided into 50 titles (most of which correspond to the United States Code). It is nothing less than "a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government." There is a separate index volume to the CFR. The current edition is also available on GPO Access.

Federal Register
U.S. Doc. AE 2.106, Ground Floor
Published five days a week, this contains news of Executive rules and all presidential proclamations, rules and regulations of the various bureaus and departments of the federal government, decisions of fact-finding bodies, and all proposed regulations. Material from 1994 to the present is available on GPO Access. Only the most recent two years of the FR are retained in paper copy by the library.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The EEOC web site contains links to federal laws and information about discrimination and harassment.


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