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Corporate Law Research Guide

This guide is for students conducting introductory research in the law of corporations, agency, partnerships, and other business organizations.

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Introduction

This research guide was designed to assist students beginning research in the law of corporations, agency, partnerships, and other business organizations. While not comprehensive, this guide provides a listing of the more important, current and relevant materials available in this subject area.

Case Law

Cases related to corporate law are published in general case reporters. Annotated state codes are also an efficient and reliable way to find cases pertinent to specific statutory provisions. There are also several databases that focus on corporate law cases specifically, and we have listed them below.

Corporate Cases, Federal and State (Dates of coverage vary by court)
Combined federal and state case law related to corporation law subject matters

Model Business Corporation Act Annotated

Delaware Code Annotated

Statutes dealing with corporations are contained in several titles.

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Update History

Updated 5/2013 (ET)
Updated 6/2014 (SG)

Updated 4/2021 (MK)