New Publication -Pennsylvania State Documents: A Bibliography of Legal and Law Related Material
Compiled by Joel Fishman and Assisted by Kayla Sherry
Published: William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; Buffalo, NY; 2011
This bibliography draws together some of the major state law-related publications as well as some general works that are useful to researchers in Pennsylvania law. Pennsylvania State Documents includes Commonwealth dates back to William Penn in the 1680s.
Please visit the following link via Hein to learn more about this publication:
Pennsylvania State Documents
Pennsylvania Constitution Web Page
This site is meant to be a primary source of information about the text, history, and meaning of the Pennsylvania Constitution. This unique online research resource is hosted by the Duquesne University School of Law. Lawyers, journalists, and members of the public are welcome to start here when beginning research about the Pennsylvania Constitution, Pennsylvania constitutional law cases pending in various courts, and current public policy debates concerning the State Constitution. Here's a link. ...
Pennsylvania Constitution Web Site: www.duq.edu/law/pa-constitution
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