Aviation Law Research Guide

This guide is intended to facilitate research on aviation law in both primary and secondary materials.


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Treatises, Reporters, and Handbooks

You can locate additional material on Aviation Law, consult our library catalog and enter a Subject search for one of the following subjects:

  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics -- Law and legislation -- United States
  • Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States
  • Aeronautics, Commercial -- Law and legislation
  • Aeronautics, Commercial -- Law and legislation -- United States

Other Secondary Sources in Westlaw and Lexis

Lexis Transportation Law Collection
Navigate to this discrete collection via the Practice Area tab, then further narrow the collection by clicking on the links to the secondary source materials. Once you've filtered to the secondary source use the Advanced Search page to do a keyword and/or field search.

American Law Reports
American Law Reports is an excellent resource for information on specific legal questions. The articles provide a brief, but comprehensive, synopsis of the legal question, providing regularly updated case citations, as well as citations to other relevant materials. To find specific articles use the index or do a keyword search using the advanced search function.

Example: Limitation of Liability of Air Carrier for Personal Injury or Death, 91 A.L.R. Fed 547

*The ALR is also available in Lexis.