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Corporations & Business Organizations Legal Research Guide
Updated June 20, 2014.
This guide covers major print and online sources for corporations and other types of business organizations, including limited liability companies. See also the Gallagher guide on Drafting Contracts: Formbooks & Drafting Resources.
Most of these sources are updated regularly. Current editions are located in the Reference Area, unless otherwise noted.
Fletcher Cyclopedia of the Law of Private Corporations, perm. ed. 20 vols. KF1384.F55
Cox & Hazen on Corporations: Including Unincorporated Forms of Doing Business, 2d ed. 3 vols. KF1414.C693 2002
Blumberg on Corporate Groups, 2d ed. 5 vols. KF1465.B592 2005
Limited Liability Companies
O'Neal and Thompson's Oppression of Minority Shareholders and LLC Members: Protecting Minority Rights in Squeeze-Outs and Other Intracorporate Conflicts, 2d ed. 2 vols.
O’Neal and Thompson’s Close Corporations and LLCs: Law and Practice, rev. 3d ed. 2 vols.
Ribstein and Keatinge on Limited Liability Companies, 2d ed. 3 vols.
Limited Liability Companies: A Planning and Drafting Guide.
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Washington State-Specific Sources
Most of these titles are updated regularly. Current editions are located in the Reference Area.
Washington Practice: Methods of Practice, 4th ed. Vols. 1-1C.
Washington Lawyers’ Practice Manual: Manual and Forms.
Washington Business Entities: Laws and Forms, 2d ed. 3 vols.
Washington Business Corporation Act (RCW 23B) Sourcebook: Original Act, Legislative History, Amendments, CARC Commentary, Significant Washington Decisions.
Incorporation and Business Guide for Washington: How to Form Your Own Corporation, 7th ed.
Nutshells & Outlines
Current editions are located in the Reference Area. Previous editions are located in the Classified Stacks.
Agency, Partnership, and the LLC in a Nutshell, 3d ed.
Business Associations in a Nutshell, 2d ed.
Corporations (Emanuel Law Outline) 5th ed.
The Law of Corporations in a Nutshell, 5th ed.
Mergers & Acquisitions in a Nutshell, 2d ed.
Understanding Corporate Law, 2d ed.
The latest editions of these titles are located in the Reference Area. Previous editions are located in the Classified Stacks.
Form a Partnership Book: The Complete Legal Guide, 7th ed.
Form Your Own Limited Liability Company, 4th ed.
How to Form a Corporation, LLC or Partnership in Washington.
The Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business, 9th ed.
To find similar titles, search the Law Library catalog by subject "and popular works".
Articles & Law Reviews
Unless otherwise noted, these law reviews are shelved by title in the Compact Stacks.
Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, 2001-date.
Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, 2006-date.
Columbia Business Law Review, 1986-date.
Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, 1976-date.
DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal, 2002-date.
Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law, 2001-date.
Journal of Corporation Law, 1975-date
Journal of Law and Commerce, 1981-date.
Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, 1994-date.
Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, 1999-date.
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Commercial Online Services
Forms, newsletters, and treatises are found on several commercial services to which the Law Library subscribers. LexisNexis and Westlaw sources are available only to users with individual IDs and passwords.
Bureau of National Affairs
Washington Secretary of State – Corporations
National Association of Secretaries of State, Corporate Registration
Cornell’s Legal Information Institute - Corporations