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New York Treatises by Subject


Essential New York Legal Research Tools

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Gibson's New York Legal Research Guide - William H. Manz; Ellen M. Gibson
Call Number: KFN5074 .G53 2014
ISBN: 0837739756
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
Comprehensive legal research guide for New York State and New York City law.

Chapter 5, on New York Legislative Histories, is especially useful.

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New York jurisprudence 2d
Call Number: KFN5065 .N492
Publication Date: 1979-
Major New York Legal Encyclopedia. Great first place to look for infomation on any aspect of New York law.

Also available on Lexis and Westlaw.

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West's New York Digest, 4th
Call Number: KFN5057 .N43
Publication Date: West Publishing Corp., 1989-
This Key Number Digest contains all headnotes, classified according to West's® Key Number System, for New York state and federal court decisions from 1978 to date. The topics are listed in alphabetical order. The Key Numbers within those topics are listed in numerical order. Each topic begins with scope notes about subjects included and subjects excluded and covered by other topics. Also there is an outline of the topic, which includes a list of all Key Numbers in that topic. Each volume is supplemented by a pocket part and the full set is also supplemented by interim pamphlets.

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Carmody-Wait : an encyclopedic treatment of civil practice in New York, with full text discussion of the governing case law and the controlling provisions of the Civil practice law and rules, the Judiciary act, the Surrogate's court act, the real property
Call Number: KFN5995 .C34 1965
Publication Date: 1965 -
The primary focus is on civil practice and evidence. Practice and legal forms comprise approximately 50% of the set.

Also available on Westlaw

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