This research guide is not all-inclusive. It provides a general overview of some of the resources available at the CWSL library and online regarding General Municipal Law and California Municipal Law. It is designed to provide the researcher with guidance as to the location of materials dealing with this subject. Additional research can be conducted by using the KIM system, databases, legal periodical indexes, and other finding aids. Access to databases and the Internet is limited to students and faculty at CWSL. We welcome suggestions for improving this and other research guides. Please consult the Reference Librarian about suggestions and further research questions.
Municipal Law Overview
Municipal law is the body of law applicable to cities, towns, and other local governmental entities. Municipal law encompasses a number of subtopics, as shown in the map below.