Albany Law School Schaffer Law Library

List of Collections

Legal periodicals

Legal periodicals are trade publications for the legal profession targeted at lawyers, paralegals, judges, and government civil servants. They contain commentary on current and proposed legislation as well as on recent court decisions and administrative rulings.

Legal Periodicals

Constitutions

A legal constitution is a constitution where the judiciary form the greatest check upon the use of executive power. A legal constitution can be contrasted with a political constitution where political accountability is the greatest method of controlling government.

Constitutions

Codes

A code of law, also called a law code or legal code, is a type of legislation that purports to exhaustively cover a complete system of laws or a particular area of law as it existed at the time the code was enacted, by a process of codification.

Codes

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