National Security Law Research Guide

This guide covers U.S. military, espionage, homeland security, and classification/declassification law.


This guide is intended as a starting point for research in U.S. federal military and national security law. It includes both primary and secondary materials, in both print and electronic formats. It covers topics such as military justice, border security, federal emergency and war powers, intelligence law, and the USA PATRIOT and Homeland Security Acts. It does not cover veterans' law or state laws such as the state emergency powers acts. It also excludes international law. Other library research guides that might be of interest to you include:

National Security or Military Law on Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law

Key Resources - Electronic

Key Resources - Print

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Update History

Updated 11/17 (JJM)
Links 2/23 (MK)