In addition to finding books and articles on your topic, you'll want to locate relevant primary sources, like cases, statutes, and regulations.
The fastest and easiest way to identify relevant primary materials is to look up citations to primary sources in the books and articles you've already found.
Another quick place to start is with a research guide on your topic, such as guide to Animal Law or Environmental Law. Research guides are created by librarians and provide online links and print locations of both secondary and primary sources on a topic. You can check for UCLA Law Library guides on your topic using our A-Z research guide list:
Additionally, the UCLA Law librarians have created general guides to researching primary sources. The UCLA Law Library's Legal Research: An Overview guide provides a general refresher on researching all types of primary sources:
The following guides dive more deeply into how to research specific types of primary sources: