This guide, while not comprehensive, provides a listing of the more important, current and relevant materials available in the area of evidence. Please contact Reference Librarian, Heather Casey at (804) 289-8727, for further assistance.
These rules can be found in the library’s first floor reference collection, in the U.S. Code, U.S.C.S., and U.S.C.A. They can also be found online in both Westlaw and Lexis, as well as at the Cornell LII website.
Westlaw has a practice area devoted to maritime law, with subdirectories for case law, statutes and legislative history, administrative law, directories, and legal texts and periodicals. Consult a recent WESTLAW directory or use the online database finder to locate the materials you need.
LEXIS includes the ADMRTY library, containing U.S. courts/awards, U.K. courts, U.K. legislation, agency orders, U.S. Code/CFR/Federal Register materials, boat registrations, trade journals, and some law reviews. LEXIS has an exclusive license to materials in American Maritime Cases (coverage back to1923). AMC citations can also be Shepardized on LEXIS.