Skip to main content

Torts Resources for Hybrid J.D. Students: Legal Encyclopedias

Legal Encyclopedias

Legal Encyclopedias

Cited and quoted as authority in courtrooms across the country, national legal encyclopedias, cover state and federal legal topics from A to Z. General rules of law are summarized in blackletter law headings and expanded upon in the text. Since the citations and the supporting cases involve both state and federal courts, the user gets a full perspective of the law in a local jurisdiction as well as across the country.

Search the database for a specific a torts cause of action or use the index to find the torts topic(s). For example, there may be topics for:

Assault
Battery
Conversion
False imprisonment
Fraud/deceit
Intentional infliction of emotional distress
Negligence
Strict Liability Torts
Trespass (to land and property)
Defamation

American Jurisprudence 2d. (AmJur2d)

Corpus Juris Secundum. (CJS).

Causes of Action (COA).
COA provides the required elements for torts causes of action and defenses.

Other Online Access

American Jurisprudence 2d. (AmJur2d) and Corpus Juris Secundum (CJS) are also on Lexis.