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Child Law Research Guide: Selected ABA Publications

This guide includes resources for researching issues such as adoption, child abuse, child support, custody and visitation, and juvenile justice.


Selected books from the American Bar Association which are held in the Loyola Law Library. To find an item in Loyola's collection which is not on this list, please use the Loyola's online catalog.  Some suggested subject headings you can search and/or browse: 

Adoption--Law and legislation.

Children--Legal status, laws, etc.

Child abuse.

Child support--Law and legislation.

Custody of children.

Juvenile justice, administration of.

In the alternative, you can browse the shelves in the Library.  General Child Law subject materials are located on the 5th floor starting at call number KF 479; Illinois Child Law materials are shelved on the 3rd floor starting at at call number KFI 1294.

To locate books in libraries outside the Loyola University Chicago System, use the WorldCat database (valid Loyola ID and password required).

Selected ABA Publications

Available in Law - Main Stacks unless otherwise noted.

Subject Guide

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Joe Mitzenmacher
Reference & Electronic Services Librarian
Philip H. Corboy Law Center
25 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611