- Essential and unique research guide for librarians, professors, practitioners and anyone with an interest in environmental issues
- Helps researchers locate primary and secondary sources on major environmental acts, statutes, regulations, and case law
- Directs readers to free and subscription-based online resources on this important and timely topic
- Provides history of national and global environmental laws
About This Title
This title is a research guide for librarians, practitioners, professors, and anyone whose research interests involve environmental law. It introduces the reader to the sources of primary and secondary authority with enough information to discern the importance of each resource. The researcher is introduced to major environmental acts passed by Congress as well as regulations and case law at both the state and federal levels. Secondary sources are essential due to the number and complexity of primary sources involved, especially with respect to regulation; the list of treatises and practice guides include a description of each. Another section covers subscription databases as well as free websites. Finally, the section on international environmental law contains information on relevant treaties and agreements and the sources that contain them.
About the Authors
Christopher C. Dykes has been at the University of Houston’s O’Quinn Law Library since 2006 and is currently the Head of Public Services. He is an adjunct professor who teaches tax research for the University of Houston Law Center. He attended the University of Tennessee-Knoxville for both his B.A. in Political Science and M.S. in Information Sciences. He received his Juris-Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law and an LL.M. in Taxation from Villanova University.
Daniel G. Donahue has been the Foreign and International Law Librarian at the University of Houston’s O’Quinn Law Library for the past five years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, his Master’s degree from the University of Hawaii, his Juris Doctorate from George Mason University, and his Library Master’s degree from the Catholic University of America.
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Environmental Law: A Legal Research Guide*
Legal Research Guides, Volume 71
Item #: 1000136
Pages: xviii, 89p.
Getzville; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2018
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