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Maryland Resources

This State Guide lists the major sources of law in Maryland.


West's Maryland Law Encyclopedia: This encyclopedia is much like American Jurisprudence or Corpus Juris Secundum, but its analysis is limited to Maryland law, and it cites primarily Maryland cases and statutes. It is an excellent starting point for Maryland legal research.

Practice Materials & Treatises

Practice Manual for the Maryland Lawyer. Explains numerous topics, including family law, real property, criminal law, business organizations, law office management, and landlord and tenant law.

Maryland Practice Series on Westlaw. Consisting of seven separate publications, the series include civil procedure, DUI law, state & federal evidence, confessions, summary judgment, workers' compensation and trial handbook.

Trial Handbook for Maryland Lawyers

Maryland Civil Pattern Jury Instructions

Maryland Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions

Maryland Criminal Jury Instructions and Commentary

Other Recommended Maryland Treatises by Maryland State Law Library. Search the recommended titles in our catalog for access or copies, or contact Reference Services for assistance in located a copy.

More Maryland Treatises on Lexis

Maryland Continuing Legal Education Titles on Westlaw

More Maryland Texts & Treatises on Westlaw

More on Practice

Legal blogs about a state's laws may be found on Justia's Blawg and ABA Journal's Blawg.

State Law Reviews & Bar Journals

Maryland Law Review: Published by University of Maryland School of Law and covers developments in Maryland case law in the State of Maryland.

Maryland Bar Journal: Published by the Maryland State Bar Association, covering current Maryland legal topics.

The Daily Record: A daily newspaper containing legal announcements, court calendar, opinions of the Attorney General, and synopses of important court decisions.

MD Law Reviews & Journal on Lexis

HeinOnline Law Journal Library: Maryland

Additional Sources