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Secondary Sources for Law Materials: Legal Encyclopedias

Fla Jur

                     Florida Jurisprudence 2d

Available online, click the image, above or on the shelf at KFF65.F55.

AmJur

                 American Jurisprudence 2d

CJS

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Florida Jurisprudence 2d (FlaJur)

Florida Jurisprudence is a comprehensive statement of Florida law.  The encyclopedia contains more than 400 separate titles on a broad range of legal topics which systematically describe the entire field of Florida legal doctrine. Use this source to get an introduction to the legal topic, find relevant cases and statutes  and other secondary sources such as law reviews and practice manuals.

American Jurisprudence 2d (AmJur)

As in all legal encyclopedias, AmJur provides a general overview of the law. AmJur's narrative is descriptive and clearly presented. Use this source to get background information on your research topic, to locate citations to primary law, and to other practice sets and form books. 

Corpus Juris Secundum (CJS)

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