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Georgia Legal Research


Nancy Johnson
Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and Professor of Law
GSU College of Law

Austin Martin Williams
Coordinator of Research Instructional Services
GSU College of law

Kimberly Snoddy-George
Law Library Intern (Spring 2011)
GSU College of Law


Bibliographies on this Web site were prepared for educational purposes by law students as part of Nancy P. Johnson's Advanced Legal Research course. The Law Library does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information provided. Thorough legal research requires a researcher to update materials from date of publication; please note the semester and year the bibliography was prepared.

Introduction to Georgia Legal Research

This guide is designed to be a source guide on Georgia legal materials.  It will note both the print and online materials.  This guide is intended to serve as just a starting point.  It has been designed for use by students, faculty members, lawyers and the general public.  

If you need assistance finding or using any of the resources in this guide please contact any of our GSU Law Librarians.  For more in-depth information, please refer to the resources and books listed below.

Nancy P. Johnson, Nancy Deel & Elizabeth Adelman, Researching Georgia Law, 22 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 381 (2006). 

If you have access to Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Lessons, refer to Georgia Legal Research - Primary Source Materials (2005) and Georgia Legal Research - Secondary Materials (2009).


Books on Georgia Legal Research

The views and opinions of the authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the State of Georgia, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Georgia State University College of Law and the authors of the works contained on this website do not assume or accept any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currentness, or comprehensiveness of the content on this website. The content on this website does not in any manner constitute the issuance of legal advice or counsel. The information on this website is intended to provide resources that may aid the research of the topics presented, and are in no way a comprehensive list of sources one should consult on the topics presented. Please note that case law, statutory law, and administrative law may be modified and/or overturned. Additionally, because the laws vary between jurisdictions, the laws referred to herein may or may not be applicable to the law within the reader’s jurisdiction.