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Introduction to Essential Lawyering Skills Research Guide: Vermont Prison & Criminal Laws

Guide provides information about library resources and research tips for students in the Introduction to Essential Lawyering Skills.


Westlaw Next

  • Login and click the State Materials tab. Click the link to Vermont.
  • Search the database with the appropriate keywords, then narrow by type (cases, statutes, secondary sources etc.)


  • Click Browse from the top menu, then Sources. Click the jurisdiction link. Click Vermont and conduct keyword searches.


Suggested keywords

  • (Prison! OR Jail)
  • Correction! /3 Facilit!


Search UC Hasting's article database, CatalogPlus, with the words:

  • Vermont
  • Prison
  • Jail
  • Correctional Facilities

Also try a title-only search on the Advanced Search page for more focused results.

Google Scholar can be similarly searched for articles (note: access to fulltext may be limited.)

  • Results for Vermont correctional facilities search
  • Results for Vermont prisoner law search

(Note: you can similarly search Lexis, Westlaw or Bloomberg Law Secondary Sources for articles and chapters in treatises and practice guides). See the databases box for more information.