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Unformatted text preview: 4. What are Restatements of the Law? The most prestigious source of secondary authority available and are published by the American Law Institute. 5. What is secondary authority? Provide three examples of secondary authority? Is material purporting to explain the meaning or applicability of the actual verbatim texts of constitutions , statutes , case law , administrative regulations, executive orders, treaties, or similar primary authority sources. Examples would include hornbooks, ALR, and Legal encyclopedias. 6. What is a treatisie? Scholarly works, generally multivolume sets that look at one legal topic. 7. Are encyclopedias finding tools and if so why? Yes they are because they are considered a secondary authority. 8. How do you update an Am. Jur.2d section? The updates are released via pocket parts called Cummlative Supplements....
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course LEGAL 255 taught by Professor Gay during the Fall '10 term at Mountain State.
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