Restatements, Uniform Laws, and Model Acts
Learn about using Restatements, Uniform Laws, and Model Acts.
This video is about three types of secondary sources—restatements of the law, model codes, and uniform acts. These sources are unique, because they take the form of court rules or statutes, but are not primary sources. This clip will discuss each in turn.
There are restatements on a variety of topics, some of them corresponding to first-year law school classes.
Restatements are created and published by the American Law Institute (ALI). Founded in 1923, ALI is made up of some of the country’s...