Links to Law Databases
Education Law Research @ Cal State LA
Most of your education law research may be done online. The primary database for education law research is:
Other Useful Databases
Print Education Law Sources
Alexander, K., & Alexander, M. D. (2003). The law of schools, students and teachers in a nutshell. 3rd ed.
Biegel, S. (2006). Education and the law.
Carleton, D. (2002). Landmark congressional laws on education.
Deskbook encyclopedia of American school law. (2013).
Essex, N. L. (2012). School law and the public schools : A practical guide for educational leaders. (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. Reserves KF 4119 E84 2012
Guthrie, J. W. Ed. (2003). Encyclopedia of education. (2nd ed).
Imber, M., & vanGeel, T. (2010). A teacher's guide to education law. (4th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. Reserves KF 4119.85 I46 2010 (Also available as an e-book)
Russo, C. J. (2008). Encyclopedia of education law.
Russo, C. J. (2006). Reutter’s the law of public education. (6th ed.).
U. S. Supreme Court education cases. (2004). (12th ed.).
Education and Law Encyclopedias Online
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Legal Research Guides
Below are links to online guides for more help in understanding legal research.
How to Read a Judicial Opinion
The content of this presentation is loosely adapted from How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students
Orin S. Kerr, 11 Green Bag 2d 51 (Autumn 2007).