AIDS & the Law - California Western
AIDS & the Law

Compiled by
Bobbi A. Weaver
Foreign & International Law Reference Librarian
California Western School of Law
Rev. July 2006

SCOPE: This research guide is not all-inclusive. It does, however, present resources available at the California Western library and online regarding legal issues associated with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). 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, legal periodical indices, and other finding aids. Access to licensed databases is limited to students and faculty at California Western.

We welcome suggestions for improvement on this and other research guides. Please consult the Reference Librarian with suggestions and further research questions. This research guide was revised July 2006.

Table of Contents
  1. Texts and Looseleafs

  2. Periodicals

  3. Internet Resources

  4. Databases

Texts and Looseleafs


Internet Resources

NOTE: Internet site addresses change frequently. Accordingly, some of these sites may no longer exist under the addresses provided. To locate changed addresses, search for the page title using an Internet search engine such as Google (


These resources are available only to CWSL students and faculty. If you have questions on accessing these services, please see a Reference Librarian.

Lexis: The following files might be useful in researching legal issues related to AIDS/HIV infection:

Westlaw: Relevant databases on Westlaw include the following:

JSTOR: This database consists of full-text journal articles from a variety of disciplines. To conducted a more focused query, select “Advance Search”, and choose the following disciplines: