What is Statutory Law

A statute is a written law passed by a legislature on the state or federal level

The Law Library has the current print volumes of Baldwin's Revised Statutes

Reading a Statutory Law Citation

Kentucky:  State Law

Baldwin’s Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated:

Example: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 27A.200 (West 2005)

Michie’s Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated:

Example: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 27A.200 (LexisNexis 2005)

Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure (CR) Rule 76.12(g)

 

Federal Law:   Image result for reading a statutory legal citation

 

United States Code

12 U.S.C. § 1986 (West 1996)

United States Code Annotated

12 U.S.C.A. § 1986 (1996)

 

Federal Statutory Law

The United States Code Annotated, USCA, contains the federal statutory laws.

The Law Library has the United States Code Annotated

State Statutory Law

  • The Kentucky Revised Statutes, KRS, contain the Kentucky statutory laws.
  • The Law Library has the Kentucky Revised Statutes
  • KRS 150.645, KRS 411.190 are Recreational User Statutes
  • KRS 411.148, KRS 411.150 are Good Samaritan Statutes 
  • KRS 311.668 is AED Good Samaritan Statute
  • KRS 247.401 to 247.4029 are Equine Immunity Statutes

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