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Selected Resources for Civil Rights Law Legal Research

This guide provides selected resources for Civil Rights Law (LAW 7519)

Introduction

This page provides a selected list of resources available in print or electronic format at the Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library. Click on the hyperlinked title of the resource to access the Law Library catalog record for the item. The catalog record will contain links to online databases where available.

Civil Rights Practice, Generally

Disability Law Practice

Employment Law Practice

General

California

Government & Section 1983 Litigation

Civil Practice & Procedure, California

Generally

Civil Practice & Procedure, Federal

Selected Civil Rights Statutes (Federal)

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, is codified in various sections of 42 U.S.C. Use the U.S.C.A. on Westlaw (beginning with 42 U.S.C.A. section 12101), or the U.S.C.S. on Lexis (beginning with 42 U.S.C.S. section 12101) to find citing references to each section.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, is codified in various sections of 42 U.S.C. Use the U.S.C.A on Westlaw (beginning with 42 U.S.C.A. section 2000a), or the U.S.C.S. on Lexis (beginning with 42 U.S.C.S. section 2000a) to find citing references to each section. Title VII starts at 42 U.S.C. section 2000e (on Westlaw, 42 U.S.C.A. section 2000e; on Lexis, 42 U.S.C.S. section 2000e).
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act, as amended, is codified in various sections of Titles 5, 29, and 42 U.S.C. Use the U.S.C.A on Westlaw (beginning with 29 U.S.C. section 2601), or the U.S.C.S. on Lexis (beginning with 29 U.S.C. section 2601) to find citing references to the section related to employment discrimination.

Selected Regulations (Federal)

Federal regulations are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations.