Legal Research Guide to Statutes
Eric B. Appleby
Maritime Law Book, 2007
From the introduction:
This legal research guide is meant to provide instruction on how to find cases that are relevant to an issue in the law of statutes and statutory interpretation. This guide does not provide instruction on how to find statutes or regulations.
Table of Contents
1. The language of statutes – common terms defined
2. Operation and effect of statutes
3. Operation and effect, on earlier statutes
4. Interpretation of Statutes
5. Remedial Statutes
6. Penal Statutes
Hat tip: Ted Tjaden. One of many nuggets in his excellent book “Legal Research and Writing,” 3rd Edition.