Westlaw / LexisNexis / Bloomberg Law
One of several legal research systems available to students at California Western that require a separate account for each student.@BloombergLaw
One of several legal research systems available to students at California Western that require a separate account for each student.@LexisNexis
One of several legal research systems available to students at California Western that require a separate account for each student.@Westlaw
American Law Institute (HeinOnline)
Image-based collection of law journals, many from date of inception to present. Also, pre-1981 Federal Register, treaties from 1776, U.S. Supreme Court Opinions from 1754, and session laws from U.S. states. Author, title, and full text of articles are searchable.@HeinOnline
Bloomberg BNA Publications
Information services on a range of legal, regulatory, economic, and international subjects. Register for e-mail updates here or through Bloomberg Law.@BloombergBNA
Access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. From the Library of Congress. This is in place of what was THOMAS, which now exists only in its preserved form.@congressdotgov
One of several legal research systems available to students and faculty at California Western.@fastcase
Legal Information Institute, LII (Cornell Law School)
Freely accessible collections of some federal law. Some collections, like the the Code of Federal Regulations, are annotated with information about proposed and pending regulations that could change the current law. Directories of links to external state law sites.@LIICornell
Legal Information Reference Center
Full text legal reference books and thousands of legal forms. Many are provided through Nolo Press. Publications provide detailed “how-to” instructions on matters in business law, financial planning, family law, property law, and more.
Law Library Resource Exchange, LLRX
Monthly collection of articles related to current issues in the law and technology (E.G drones and privacy, ethics and cloud computing, data security). Directory of links to federal and state court rules, forms, and dockets.@LLRX
THOMAS (Library of Congress)
One of several legal research systems available to students at California Western that require a separate account for each student. Primary legal materials. Note: Free to law students. Register with VersusLaw to receive a password.@versuslaw (there since 2008, but still not tweeting as of March 2015)
Indexes of national, international, and foreign legal information, from Washburn University School of Law. Note that some links may be old and not work anymore.
Actual Innocence Awareness Database Archive (Tarlton Law Library)
Lists wrongful conviction resources in the United States including articles from journals, newspapers, and magazines; segments from television news; books; reports; legislation; and websites. Indexed by topic, and updated continuously.
Information useful for background checks, genealogy, skip-tracing, and searching public records from or aggregated by a private investigator, Tamara Thompson.@PIbuzz
Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center
Links to law, commentary, and news on copyright issues dealing with the education and library communities. From the Stanford University Libraries, Nolo Press, and Justia.com.@FairlyUsed
Career and Field
CEB OnLaw (Continuing Education of the Bar)
CEB’s (Continuing Education of the Bar) California Practice Guides explain aspects of practicing law in California with step-by-step instructions and forms. Each title features a table of contents, browsing, and full-text searching.
Multidisciplinary alerting service for scholars and students who seek to present and publish their writing. Detailed information and deadlines about calls for papers for forthcoming conferences and special issues of scholarly journals. Approximately 10,000 conferences are listed each year along with 1,200-1,500 special issues.
FindLaw for Legal Professionals (Thomson Reuters)
Legal information and news for legal professionals along with a legal research platform. There is also a site for consumers (those who are not legal professionals) here.@FindLawConsumer@FindLawLP
Links to news, job-listing sites, and directories of sources for legal information. Note that some links may be old and not work anymore.
Practical Law Company (Thompson Reuters)
Practice materials and commentary in the areas of Corporate & Securities, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Finance, Intellectual Property & Technology, Labor & Employment, Antitrust, Commercial, Environmental, Litigation & ADR, Real Estate, Tax, from the perspective of law firms and in house attorneys. Free for law students and faculty through WestlawNext.@PracticalLawUS
March 20, 2015