RELATIONSHIPS OF GOVERNMENT ENTITIES TO THE KINDS OF LAW THEY CREATE, AND TO THE BOOKS IN WHICH THE LAW IS FOUND

RELATIONSHIPS OF GOVERNMENT ENTITIES TO THE KINDS OF LAW THEY CREATE, AND TO THE BOOKS IN WHICH THE LAW IS FOUND

Goverment Entity... creates... [kind of law] which is found in... [type of collection]

1. Legislature

Statutory Law Session laws (chronological by date of enactment)
Statutory codes (by subject, regardless of date

2. Agencies

Administrative Law Administrative registers (chronological by date of issuance)
Adminstrative codes (by subject, regardless of date)

3. Judiciary

Common Law Case reporters (chronological by date of decision)
Case digests (case summaries by subject, regardless of date)

Adapted from The Legal Research Manual (Olin REF KF240 W94 1988)

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