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Comparing State Laws

Describes topical finding aids for surveys of state laws.

Multiple Subject Sources



  • Cheryl Rae Nyberg, Subject Compilations of State Laws (1981 - 2014).  (KF1 .S92 - Second Floor Reference)

Published annually, this is an annotated subject compilation of citations to books, law review articles, and other sources that compare state statutes. It is non-cumulative so you may need to review multiple volumes.

  • National Survey of State Laws (Richard A. Leiter ed.).  (KF386 .N38 - Second Floor Reference)

This provides brief summaries and citations, in chart form, to state laws on a limited selection of topics.

  • National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Uniform Laws Annotated (1968). (KF165 .A43 1968 - Second Floor Reference & Westlaw)

Uniform Laws Annotated is the most complete collection of uniform and model acts, codes, and rules.  It includes comments from drafters, tables of adopting jurisdictions, case annotations, and references to secondary sources.


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