Right of Publicity Seminar Research Guide
***THIS is an ARCHIVED guide. It may contain BROKEN links. Its value is HISTORICAL only.***
© 2005 Dorie Bertram, Director of Public Services and Lecturer in Law, Washington University School of Law Library
(prepared for Professor Jennifer Rothman's Fall 2005 Seminar)
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Right of Publicity
Civ. Code, § 3344.
|Title||The Rights of Publicity and Privacy.|
|Author||McCarthy, J. Thomas|
|Published||[St. Paul, Minn.] : Thomson/West, 2004-|
|Description||v. ; 23 cm.|
|Law Reserve||KF1262 .M42 2005 v.1|
|Law Reserve||KF1262 .M42 2005 v.2|
|On Westlaw, Database Identifier:RTPUBPRIV|
McCarthy is a great source for (among other things) references to ALRs, and West Topic & Key Numbers.
|Author||Nimmer, Melville B|
|Title||Nimmer on Copyright : a Treatise on the Law of Literary, Musical and Artistic Property, and the Protection of Ideas / by Melville B. Nimmer, David Nimmer.|
|Published||New York : M. Bender, 1978-|
|Description||10 v. (loose-leaf) ; 26 cm|
|Law Reserve||KF2991.5 .N5 v. 1-10|
|Online on LexisNexis||Legal > Secondary Legal > Matthew Bender(R) > By Area of Law > Intellectual Property >|
|Nimmer on Copyright|
On Westlaw American Law Reports (ALR)
Quick Index [Reserve KF132 .A55 Index]
Multivolume Index [LC Collection KF132 .A54 Index]
ALRs [LC Collection KF132 .A54]
Search the legal periodical indexes
or find full text on
Rutter Guides on Westlaw
Rutter Group, The - California Practice Guides: Multibase (TRG-CA)
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (TRG-CAADR)
- Civil Appeals & Writs (TRG-CACIVAPP)
- Civil Procedure Before Trial (TRG-CACIVP)
- Civil Procedure Before Trial Forms (The Rutter Group) (TRG-CACIVPFMS)
- Civil Trials & Evidence (TRG-CACIVEV)
- Corporations (TRG-CACORP)
- Employment Litigation (TRG-CAEMPL)
- Enforcing Judgments & Debts (TRG-CADEBT)
- Family Law (TRG-CAFAMILY)
- Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial (TRG-CAFEDCIVP)
- Federal Civil Trials & Evidence (TRG-FEDCIVEV)
- Insurance Litigation (TRG-CAINSL)
- Landlord-Tenant (TRG-CALANDTEN)
- Ninth Circuit Civil Appellate Practice (TRG-CA9CIR)
- Personal Injury (TRG-CAPI)
- Probate (TRG-CAPROBTE)
- Professional Responsibility (TRG-CAPROFR)
- Real Property Transactions (TRG-CAPROP)
Witkin's California Treatises on Westlaw
- Multibase (WITKIN)
- California Criminal Law (WITCRIM)
- California Evidence (WITEVID)
- California Procedure (WITPROC)
- Summary of California Law (WITSUM)
- Witkin Combined Index (WITKIN-INDEX)
- Witkin Combined Table of Cases (WITKIN-CASE)
- Witkin Combined Table of Constitutions, Statutes and Rules (WITKIN-STAT)
- Witkin Combined Table of Contents (WITKIN-CONT)
California Jurisprudence (legal encyclopedia)
On Westlaw: California Jurisprudence (CAJUR)
In Print: Library 2nd Floor, KFC80 .C29
|Title||Legal writing in a nutshell / by Lynn Bahrych, Marjorie Dick Rombauer.|
|Published||St. Paul, Minn. : Thomson/West, 2003.|
|[Law Library Reserve KF250 .S68 2003]
See Ch. 9, "Argumentative Memoranda and Persuasive Writing"
|Author||Re, Edward Domenic|
|Title||Brief writing & oral argument / by Edward D. Re and Joseph R. Re.|
|Published||Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana Publications, 1999.|
|[Law Library Reserve KF251 .R4 1999]|
|Author||Aldisert, Ruggero J.|
|Title||Winning on appeal : better briefs and oral argument / by Ruggero J. Aldisert.|
|Published||Notre Dame, Ind. : National Institute for Trial Advocacy, c2003.|
|[Law Library Reserve KF9050 .A935 2003]|
|Author||Oates, Laurel Currie|
|Title||The legal writing handbook : analysis, research, and writing / Laurel Currie Oates, Anne Enquist, Kelly Kunsch.|
|Published||New York : Aspen Law & Business, c2002.|
[Law Library Reserve KF250 .O18 2002]
See Ch. 9 "Writing an Appellate Brief"
TITLE: Some random thoughts on brief writing.
AUTHOR: Kapelke, Robert J.
Publication Date: January 2003. Page: 29-26.
32 Colo. Law. 29
TITLE: Appellate brief writing in the Eighth Circuit. (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit).
AUTHOR: Owens, Dennis. Publication Date: March-April 2001. Page: 75(10).
57 J. Mo. B. 75
TITLE: Judges on briefing: a national survey.
AUTHOR: Garner, Bryan A. Publication Date: Annual 2001. Page: 1-34.
8 Scribes J. Legal Writing 1
TITLE: Wisdom's idiosyncrasies. (transcript of Judge John Minor Wisdom's grammatical preferences for legal writing taken from a May 31, 1990 manuscript) (Transcript).
AUTHOR: Wisdom, John Minor. Publication Date: April 2000. Page: 1273.
109 Yale L.J. 1273
TITLE: Pursuing quality: writing a helpful brief. (Appellate Law in the New Millennium: Bridging Theoretical Foundation with Practical Application).
AUTHOR: Duncan, Sarah B. Publication Date: Summer 1999. Page: 1093-1136.
30 St. Mary's L.J. 1093
TITLE: Points to ponder before writing your next appellate brief.
AUTHOR: Walsh, Michael G. Publication Date: June 1998. Page: 15(10).
44 Prac. Law. 15
TITLE: The art of writing a really bad brief.
AUTHOR: Weis, Joseph F., Jr. Publication Date: October 1996. Page: 39(2).
43 Fed. Law. 39
TITLE: The art of persuasive legal writing: briefs come alive when every word sings to the reader.
AUTHOR: McElhaney, James W. Publication Date: January 1996. Page: 76(2).
82 A.B.A. J. 76
TITLE: Hints on writing law court briefs from some people who read them.
AUTHOR: Carnathan, Sean T.; Kemble, Karen T. Publication Date: September 1994. Page: 318(6).
9 Me. B.J. 318
1. Briefs on Microfiche
We have a collection of Supreme Court Records and Briefs on microfiche. This includes the Applications for Writ of Certiorari, Briefs and Amicus Curiae Briefs.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Finding Records and Briefs on Microfiche/Microfilm
2. Briefs Online
Briefs on Westlaw
Legal briefs on Westlaw include briefs, joint appendices and petitions for certiorari from the U.S. Supreme Court (1976 to the present and selected coverage back to 1871), U.S. Court of Appeals (selected coverage from 1976 to the present). Briefs from several states including California, New York, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Texas, Pennsylvania are among a growing list of state filings. Some Trial Court, District Court, and Bankruptcy Court Filings, including motions and pleadings, have been added to the Westlaw menus.
You'll find direct links to legal briefs from cases in Westlaw. Relevant legal briefs are also listed in the KeyCite® references for any case you cite.
Full text Briefs and Amicus Curiae Briefs are available on Westlaw (Database SCT-BRIEF) and on Lexis/Nexis (Source: US Supreme Court Briefs). The advantage here is that you can word search the briefs (e.g., all briefs containing the term "NEPA").
|Database Name: U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
Database Identifier: SCT-BRIEF-ALL
|Source Name: U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
Source Locator: Area of Law - By Topic > Litigation > Cases > Trial Transcripts & Briefs > U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
|Database Name: United States Court of Appeals Briefs
Database Identifier: CTA-BRIEF
|Database Name: All State Briefs
Database Identifier: (STATE-BRIEF-ALL)
|Database Name: Briefs Multibase
Database Identifier: BRIEF-ALL
(combination of the three databases above)
|Source Name: Brief Reporter
Source Locator: Area of Law - By Topic > Litigation > Cases > Trial Transcripts & Briefs > Brief Reporter
(Brief Reporter publishes legal briefs obtained from attorneys throughout the country. Currently over 5,000 briefs are available online.)
California Supreme Court Briefs(CA-BRIEF)
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