This guide is designed to serve as a supplement to materials covered during the research lecture(s). Please contact Professor Magee if you need additional assistance or would like to schedule an in-person or virtual research consultation.
Virginia Code AnnotatedThe Code of Virginia includes all laws of a general and permanent nature, as enacted by the Virginia Legislature.Note: Virginia Code archives are available from 1991.
Virginia Court RulesContains Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia -Medical Malpractice Rules of Practice -Rules of Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission -Bylaws of the Virginia State Bar and Council-Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Regulations -Virginia State Council Rules of Disciplinary Procedure for VSB Staff andDistrict Committees -Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board Rules of Procedure-Clients' Protection Fund Rules -Rules of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission,
Virginia Register of RegulationsChronicles developments in the State of Virginia. It includes new and amended sections of proposed and adopted regulations. It also includes emergency regulations, executive orders, notice of public hearings and meetings.
All Federal and Virginia cases combinedIn addition to Virginia state courts, access is available to U.S. Supreme Court decisions, opinions from the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and Federal District Court Cases arising out of Virginia.
Virginia Supreme Court casesSupreme Court case law from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Includes appeal Granted table cases from the Supreme Court of Virginia. Dates back to 1730.
VA Court of Appeals CasesCourt of Appeals case law from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Cases begin in 1985 since this court did not exist prior to that year.