Environmental law is a complex subject that relies heavily upon the interplay of federal statutes, federal regulations promulgated by several agencies, and state statutes and regulations. Federal environmental laws include the Clean Air Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). State laws and agencies complicate the picture. This LibGuide focuses on federal and state law and regulation, cases, secondary sources, and government information.
Need to find something on the web that has been taken down? Need to find out if something was on the web at some point? Try the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine. Using the Wayback Machine you can browse cached versions of webpages from the 1990s to today.
The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction produces interactive lessons authored by legal scholars and professionals that cover substantive law, as well as legal research and writing. The lessons include a mix of background information and questions.
Before diving into a research project, it's essential to have a strategy for how you will conduct your research.
At the Law Library, we've developed a research worksheet that you can use to help organize the information you've been given and develop a plan for your research. Feel free to make copies and use it as you're given research assignments.