Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought Research Guide

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  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Primary Sources
  • New Titles
Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.
  • LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe (date coverage varies)
    Full-text federal and state laws, international legal materials, and law reviews. Also newspapers and business information.
  • HeinOnline
    Full-text legal materials back to volume 1, historic English law and more. (Alumni access)
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
    Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.
  • WestlawNext
    Federal and state laws, law reviews, legal encyclopedias and dictionaries. Also newspapers and the European Union Library.
  • PAIS Index (1972 to present)
    Coverage of articles, selected books, government documents, research reports, etc., from a wide range of social sciences.
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
Check out these resources first (also see the Primary Sources research guide).
  • American State Papers (1789-1838)
    Full-image database of legislative and executive documents of Congress. Continued by U.S. Congressional Serial Set.
  • Congressional Publications
    Index to U.S. congressional material, some full text.
  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1976)
    Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Preceded by American State Papers.
  • Oyez
    Freely available multimedia archive of the U.S. Supreme Court, with transcript-synchronized and searchable audio from the court back to 1955, plain-English case summaries, illustrated decision information, and opinions.

Writings on political economy. Volume 1, Including Defence of usury; manual of political economy; an Frost Library; HB161 .W75 2016

The global crisis and transformative social change Frost Library; HB3722 .G582 2012

Collapse and revival : understanding global recessions and recoveries (Kose, M. Ayhan, author.) Frost Library; HB3722 .K67 2015

Readings in industrial organization and public policy, (American Economic Association.) Frost Library; HC106.5 .A5947 1958

The economics of race in the United States (O'Flaherty, Brendan.) Frost Library; HT1521 .O33 2015

A theory of world politics (Albert, Mathias, author.) Frost Library; JZ1305 .A258 2016

Borderlands : towards an anthropology of the cosmopolitan condition (Agier, Michel, 1953-) Frost Library; JZ1308 .A3813 2016

Foreign policy : thinking outside box (Etzioni, Amitai, author.) Frost Library; JZ1308 .E89 2016

The foreign policy puzzle : interests, threats and tools (Shimko, Keith L., 1962-, author.) Frost Library; JZ1480.A5 S45 2017

The European Union and Russia (Forsberg, Tuomas, 1967-) Frost Library; JZ1570.A57 R84 2016

War no more : three centuries of American antiwar and peace writing Frost Library; JZ5584.U6 W37 2016

Violent subjects and rhetorical cartography in the age of the terror wars (Hayes, Heather Ashley, author.) Frost Library; JZ6385 .H39 2016

Contractual knowledge : one hundred years of legal experimentation in global markets Frost Library; K1030 .C65 2016

Indigenous peoples, postcolonialism, and international law : the ILO regime, 1919-1989 (Rodríguez-Piñero, Luis.) Frost Library; K3247 .R63 2005

Sanctuary and asylum : a social and political history (Rabben, Linda, 1947-, author.) Frost Library; K3268.3 .R335 2016

Redefining trial by media : towards a critical-forensic linguistic interface (Statham, Simon, author.) Frost Library; K5001.5 .S73 2016

Rethinking rape law : international and comparative perspectives Frost Library; K5197 .R48 2010

The freedom to be racist? (Bleich, Erik.) Frost Library; K5210 .B57 2011

Recht statt Rache oder Rache durch Recht? (Segesser, Daniel Marc, 1967-) Frost Library; K5301 .S44 2010

Transnational torture : law, violence, and state power in the United States and India (Lokaneeta, Jinee.) Frost Library; K5410.T6 L65 2011

Consensual violence : sex, sports, and the politics of injury (Weinberg, Jill D., author.) Frost Library; K579.I6 W45 2016

Game faces : sport celebrity and the laws of reputation (Fields, Sarah K., 1968-, author.) Frost Library; KF1262 .F54 2016

Privacy and the past : research, law, archives, ethics (Lawrence, Susan C., author.) Frost Library; KF1263.H57 L39 2016

Executing the Rosenbergs : death and diplomacy in a Cold War world (Clune, Lori, author.) Frost Library; KF224.R6 C58 2016

United States vs. the Cuban five : a judicial cover-up (Dávalos, Rodolfo, 1940-) Frost Library; KF225.C83 D3813 2011

Hot news in the age of big data (Ekstrand, Victoria Smith, 1966-, author.) Frost Library; KF3024.N49 E57 2015

My father and Atticus Finch : a lawyer's fight for justice in 1930s Alabama (Beck, Joseph Madison, author.) Frost Library; KF373.B3495 B34 2016

Answering the call (Jones, Nathaniel R., 1926-, author.) Frost Library; KF373.J663 A3 2016

Courtrooms and classrooms : a legal history of college access, 1860-1960 (Gelber, Scott M., author.) Frost Library; KF4119.85 .G45 2016

Revolutionary dissent : how the founding generation created the freedom of speech (Solomon, Stephen D., author.) Frost Library; KF4770 .S735 2016

The rise and fall of the Voting Rights Act (Bullock, Charles S., 1942-, author.) Frost Library; KF4891 .B85 2016

Love unites us : winning the freedom to marry in America Frost Library; KF539 .L68 2016

The age of deference : the Supreme Court, national security, and the constitutional order (Rudenstine, David, author.) Frost Library; KF7209 .R83 2016

The coming of the Nixon court : the 1972 term and the transformation of constitutional law (Maltz, Earl M., 1950-, author.) Frost Library; KF8742 .M2627 2016

Race and the death penalty : the legacy of McCleskey v. Kemp Frost Library; KF9227.C2 R33 2016

Refining child pornography law : crime, language, and social consequences Frost Library; KF9323 .R44 2016

Vagrant nation : police power, constitutional change, and the making of the 1960s (Goluboff, Risa Lauren, 1971-, author.) Frost Library; KF9450 .G65 2016

A pound of flesh : monetary sanctions as punishment for the poor (Harris, Alexes, author.) Frost Library; KF9745 .H37 2016

The Oxford handbook of the responsibility to protect Frost Library; KZ4082 .O94 2016

Detention in non-international armed conflict (Hill-Cawthorne, Lawrence, author.) Frost Library; KZ6495 .H545 2016

A world history of war crimes from antiquity to the present (Bryant, Michael S., 1962-, author.) Frost Library; KZ7145 .B79 2016

Tactical rape in war and conflict : international recognition and response (Fitzpatrick, Brenda, author.) Frost Library; KZ7162 .F48 2016

East West Street : on the origins of "genocide" and "crimes against humanity" (Sands, Philippe, 1960-, author.) Frost Library; KZ7180 .S26 2016