Use this guide as an introduction to basic United States legal research
Last Updated: Oct 10, 2013
Includes cases, codes, newsletters, blogs, legal news, legal forms.
Includes all of the above plus legal podcasts, law reviews.
Law review articles are often one of the best places to begin legal research. Recent articles can provide you with in-depth discussions about legal issues, as well as references to relevant cases, statutes and/or regulations. Click on the Law Reviews tab above for information about databases that include law reviews and other law-related publications.
- LexisNexis Academic
U.S. case, statutory and administrative law; law reviews; legal newspapers; legal dictionaries, Shepard's Citations; EU, Commonwealth and Other Nations.
- Westlaw Campus Research
Legal encyclopedias, law reviews, and legal treatises; U.S. case, statutory, and administrative law.
Includes complete coverage beginning with the first volume of more than 1,200 law and law-related periodicals, classic legal treatises from the 18th and 19th centuries, and English Reports, Full Reprint (1220-1867).
- Social Law Library
Unique material includes MA administrative agency rulings, Superior Court, Housing Court, and Land Court opinions.