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Law & Literature: Writing Seminar Papers

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About This Guide

This research guide was created for the students in Professor Yxta Murray's Law & Literature seminar. It aims to assist students with researching seminar papers by directing them to Law and Literature resources, and by providing tips on how to find other helpful resources. Students are welcome to contact the reference librarians for further assistance.

Research Strategies for Seminar Papers

Books on Writing Seminar Papers

The following books - available in Rains Library - provide guidance on scholarly writing for law students. 

Law & Humanities Blog

The Law & Humanities blog contains posts about law, literature, and the humanities. It can be a useful place to generate ideas about paper topics.