Legal Periodicals

Legal Periodicals

Learn about using legal periodicals.


Periodicals are what regular people call journals and magazines. The articles found in legal periodicals provide detailed commentary on a narrow subject. Like other secondary materials in this tutorial, legal periodicals provide citations to primary sources. It’s important to understand the difference between law reviews and bar journals. There are finding tools to locate articles on a particular topic within each type of publication.

I. Law Reviews and Law Journals

Scholarly legal publications...