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Communication Law and Ethics (20-314): Home

What's in this guide?



  • Find full text federal and state cases using Google Scholar, Oyez, or NexisUni

Shepard's Signals

  • Use the signals to see how a case has stood against subsequent interpretations. 


  • Includes federal statutes (laws) and regulations

  • Use the U.S. Code (provided by Cornell University Law School) to find federal law and state statutes


  • Examples of references and in text citations 


  • Recommended dictionaries for looking up terms and phrases, especially those in Latin.

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