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New Jersey: Legal and Political History

Resources, both printed and digital, to assist in performing research on New Jersey history.

Electronic Resources

Internet Law Guide (Paul Axel-Lute - Rutgers Law Library, Newark)

New Jersey Legal Research Handbook 5th Edition Supplement (Paul Axel-Lute - Rutgers Law Library, Newark)

New Jersey Legislative Histories (1974-2009) (New Jersey State Library)

New Jersey State Legislature

Guide to Law Online - United States - New Jersey (Law Library of Congress)

Basic Legal Research (New Jersey Law Librarians Association)
Includes information on both New Jersey and Federal Law.

Local Resources

Allen, Cameron. A Guide to New Jersey Legal Bibliography and Legal History. Littleton, CO: F.B. Rothman & Co., 1984.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ KFN1875.A43 1984
ROBESON REF KFN1875.A43 1984

Effross, Harris I. Juries, Jails, and Justice: The Sheriff's Office in New Jersey Since the Seventeenth Century. Metuchen, NJ: Upland Press, 1998.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ HV7969.N5E45 1998
ALEXANDER STACKS HV7969.N5E45 1998

Pasler, Rudolph J. The New Jersey Federalists. Rutherford, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 1975.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ JK2308.N5P28 1975
ALEXANDER STACKS JK2308.N5P28 1790b
ROBESON STACKS JK2308.N5P28 1790b
DOUGLASS STACKS JK2308.N5P28 1790b
CARR STACKS JK2308.N5P28 1790b

McCormick, Richard P. Experiment in Independence: New Jersey in the Critical Period, 1781-1789. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1950.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ F138.M2
ALEXANDER STACKS F138.M2
ROBSEON STACKS F138.M2
DANA STACKS F138.M2
DOUGLASS STACKS F138.M2
CARR STACKS F138.M2

Presser, Stephen B. An Introduction to the Legal History of Colonial New Jersey. [Camden, NJ, Rutgers University, School of Law], 1976.

SPCOL/UA SNCLY2 F137.P935

Whitehead, John. The Judicial and Civil History of New Jersey. Clark, NJ: Lawbook Exchange, 2004.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ KFN2308.W48 2004 v. 1 & v. 2

Williams, Robert F. The New Jersey State Constitution: A Reference Guide. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1997.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ KFN2201 1947.A6W55 1997

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