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Maryland Resources

This State Guide provides an in-depth look at 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

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

More Treatises

More on Practice

Historical Legal Treatises & Materials in General

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, accessible through a membership subscription, publishes 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 & Journals on Lexis

MD Law Reviews & Journals on Westlaw

HeinOnline Law Journal Library: Maryland

More on Secondary Sources

Check the CALI Lesson on Maryland's secondary sources to find more legal research sources.

Additional Resources