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With any project, unless you are already knowledgeable about environmental advocacy, it is best to start with basic, introductory resources and then to consult more focused works, moving from secondary sources to primary sources.
Secondary sources such as articles and books can provide you with an overview of your topic and help you think of search terms you might not have thought of otherwise. They also cite primary authorities such as statutes and cases. You can use the primary sources cited in secondary sources as a jumping off point to find other primary sources in several ways:
The following is a partial list of the Environmental Advocacy related materials available in the Thurgood Marshall Law Library. For additional sources on this topic, please check the library's Catalog.
Environmental law, edited by Peter S. Menell. Burlington,
VT: Ashgate, 2002.
UMLL: Stacks - KF3775.E467 2002
The environmental law and compliance handbook, James F. Berry,
Mark S. Dennison. New York: McGraw-Hill, c2000.
UMLL: General Stacks KF3775.B42 2000
Environmental law and policy, statutory and regulatory supplement.
New York, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 2001-
UMLL: General Stacks KF3775.A29E58
Environmental law in a nutshell, Roger W. Findley. 5th ed. St.
Paul, MN: West Group, 2000.
UMLL: General Stacks KF3775.Z9F56 2000
Environmental regulation: law, science, and policy, Robert V.
[et al.] 2d ed. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1996
UMLL: General Stacks KF3775.E58 1996
FIFRA: Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, Lynn
Chicago, Ill.: Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association, c2000.
UMLL: General Stacks KF3959.B37 2000
Hot topics in environmental law: air developments, brownfields &
superfund, water & takings. Baltimore,MD.: MICPEL, 2002.
UMLL: General Stacks KFM1554.H32 2002
Maryland environmental law handbook, by the law firm of Piper
& Marbury; authors, Deborah E. Jennings ...[et al.]. [Rockville, MD]:
UMLL: General Stacks KFM1554.M375 1996
Natural resources law, by Jan G. Laitos. St. Paul, Minn.: West
UMLL: Reserves - KF3775.L54 2002
Opportunities for advancing environmental justice: an analysis of
U.S. EPA statutory authorities. Washington,DC: Environmental Law Institute,
UMLL: General Stacks KF3775.O66 2001
Out of bounds, out of control: regulatory enforcement at the EPA,
James V. DeLong. Washington, DC: Cato Institute, c2002.
UMLL: General Stacks KF3775.Z9D45 2002
Risk regulation at risk: restoring a pragmatic approach, Sidney
A. Shapiro and
Robert L. Glicksman. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, c2003.
UMLL: General Stacks KF3775.S53 2003
This land is your land, this land is my land: the property rights
regulatory takings, Alfred M. Olivetti, Jr., and Jeff Worsham. New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC, 2003.
UMLL: Stacks - KF5599.O43 2003
- United States Code(searchable full text)
- Congressional Record (searchable full text)
- Clean Air Act (LII)
- Clean Water Act (LII)
- Superfund: Laws, Policies & Guidelines
- Maryland Annotated Code (free via Lexis)
- Code of Federal Regulations (searchable full text)
- List of Sections Affected
- Federal Register (searchable full text)
- Maryland Regulations (COMAR) Online
- Maryland Register Online
- Supreme Court (official site)
- Supreme Court Cases from Cornell's Legal Information Institute pages
- U.S. Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
- Circuit Court cases from LII
- Federal Court Locator
- Maryland Appellate Court Opinions
- NOTE: for both more comprehensive and more precise case searches please see the Lexis and Westlaw links below.