California Legal Research

Use this as a guide to researching California law using any of these three tools: Legal encyclopedias/treatises, Annotated codes, or Case Digests.

Law journals and reviews

Pacific Law Journal 

Annual review of California legislation (1970- ).  Earlier years' review published as Review of Selected Code Legislation by CEB.  May include the following

  • Selected bill number
  • Selected chaptered number and summary
  • Selected laws
  • Selected statute citation
  • Selected code selection

K 16 P25 Periodicals


CEB Review of Selected Code Legislation (1955-1969)

Earlier years' review published as Survey of California Law by University of Santa Clara School of Law.

KFC 27.5 R48 California Collection


Survey of California Law

Produced by the University of Santa Clara School of Law (1948-1955) this publication aims to provide a comprehensive survey of legal developments in California.

KFC 70 S97 California Collection

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