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Research Database Descriptions

Research Resources for In-House Use Only

Quick search access with all of the content of Westlaw Patron Access, including federal and state materials, information for practice areas and a variety of tools. Available in the Library and Court complex only.

Weekly online publication listing new articles in law journals and reviews. Titles are listed by topic and by journal title.

Includes Aspen Evidence Library, Aspen Family Law Library, Arizona Bar titles. Includes primary and secondary law as well as Aspen treatises and Arizona State Bar books. Available in the Library and Court complex only.

BNA Reports Online

US Law Week
National coverage of significant cases and key legislative and regulatory developments across all areas of the law, summaries of selected federal court, state court and administrative cases. Full text access to all cases. Available in the Library and Court complex only.

Tax Court Portfolios
Access to U.S. Income and Estate, Gifts and Trusts Portfolios from BNA's Tax Management Portfolios. Also contains access to various IRS documents including the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, IRS Publications and Documents and Federal Tax Cases, Tax Court Rules and Court of Federal Claims Rules. Available in the Library and Court complex only.

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Research Resources for Remote Access

Free Legal Resources

Free Legal Research Sites (George Mason University) Collection of links to free and low cost legal resources.

Library of Congress Guide to Law Online Annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.

Legal Databases and Information

Chicago Manual of Style Online
Essential tool for writers and editors, guide to language usage and structure.

A searchable archive of legal materials converted to electronic format, including Code of Federal Regulation, English Reports, European Center for Minority Issues, Federal Register Library, Federal Legislative History Library, Law Journal Library, Legal Classics, Treaties and Agreements, US Attorney General opinions, US Presidential Library, US Supreme Court Library, US Statutes at Large,

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Library
Summaries of more than 190,000 documents on criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. NCJRS News: JustInfo, the bi-monthly newsletter, highlights information from criminal justice agencies.

NCJRS News: JustInfo
Newsletter of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service; highlights information from criminal justice agencies.

Proquest Criminal Justice
Research materials on crime, causes, impacts, litigation, trends.

HeinOnline Libraries

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
American Bar Association Journals
American Law Institute Library
Association of American Law Schools (AALS)
Bar Journals
Canada Supreme Court Reports
Code of Federal Regulations
Early American Case Law
English Reports
European Centre for Minority Issues
Federal Register Library
Legal Classics
Legal L.C. Subject Headings List
Manual of Patent Examining Procedure
Pentagon Papers
Revised Statutes of Canada
Treaties and Agreements Library
U.S. Attorney General & Department of Justice Collection
U.S. Code Library
U.S. Federal Agency, Documents, Decisions and Appeals
U.S. Federal Legislative History Library
U. S. Presidential Library
U.S. Statutes at Large
U. S. Supreme Court Law Library
Current Content

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Bar Journals
Contains more than 70 state and local Bar Journals. You can search by article title, author, description, date, or across the full text of the articles available through HeinOnline.

Code of Federal Regulations
General and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government; available through HeinOnline.

Criminal Justice Periodicals
U.S. and international criminal justice journals, including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security; some with full text. Available in the Library and Court complex only.

Criminal Law Reporter
Summaries of court decisions, news articles and extensive coverage of the U.S.Supreme Court in the areas of criminal law and procedure. Available in the Library and Court complex only.

Employment Discrimination Report
All areas of EEO policy and practice, key cases from all levels of U.S. courts; articles on new developments and emerging trends; summaries of briefs filed by the EEOC; important jury verdicts, monetary settlements, and consent decrees; alternative dispute resolution. Available in the Library and Court complex only.

English Reports (1220-1865)
Original reports of 100,000 cases, representative of 265 separate series of reports, arranged by courts; available through HeinOnline.

European Center for Minority Issues
Includes ECMI reports and working papers, Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe, and Ombudsman Institutions and Minority Issues: A Guide to Good Practice; available through HeinOnline.

Federal Register Library
The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations; executive orders and other presidential documents; available through HeinOnline.

Law Journal Library
HeinOnline Law Journal Library is a collaborative ongoing effort of William S. Hein Co., Inc., Cornell Information Technologies and the Cornell University Law Library to convert the text of all back issues of indexed law journals into a searchable electronic format; available through HeinOnline.

Legal Classics Library
Classic legal texts such as Blackstone's Commentaries (1803), Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914), De Jure Naturae et Gentium Libri Octo (1688), Federalist Special ed. (1788), On Civil Liberty and Self-Government Enl. ed. (1859), Writings of John Marshall, Late Chief Justice of the United States, upon the Federal Constitution (1839); available through HeinOnline.

Manual of Patent Examining Procedure
Patent laws and rules published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Available through HeinOnline.

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Treaties and Agreements Library
United States Treaties and Other International Agreements, Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States of America 1776-1949 (Bevans), Treaties, Conventions, International Acts, Protocols and Agreements (Malloy), Treaties and Other International Acts of the United States of America (Miller), KAV Agreements, Treaties in Force, Guide to Treaties in Force; available through HeinOnline.

U.S. Attorney General Opinions
Includes Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States, Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice, Attorney General. Annual Report. U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney General's National Committee to Study the Antitrust Laws; available through HeinOnline.

U.S. Code Library
Comprehensive coverage from HeinOnline; browse by edition or title; includes citation search tool.

U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions and Appeals
Includes reports from agencies such as National Labor Relations Board, Copyright Office, and IRS, as well as GPO "Best Sellers" like Annual Energy Outlook, Compilation of Social Security Laws, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Forms. Available through HeinOnline.

U.S. Federal Legislative History Library
Federal legislative histories and Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories (Johnson); available through HeinOnline.

U.S. Presidential Library
Includes Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Public Papers of the Presidents, CFR Title 3 (Presidents), Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, and other documents related to U.S. presidents.; available through HeinOnline.

U.S. Statutes at Large
Contains the text of all laws and resolutions passed by Congress from 1789 to 2006, along with treaties to 1949 and Revised Statutes of the United States (1873-1874).

U.S. Supreme Court Library
Includes U.S. Reports (1754-2004), U.S. Reports Preliminary Prints (2002-2006) and U.S. Reports Slip Opinions (2002- ), Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States (1890-2006), Constitution of the United States of America, Supreme Court Economic Review (1982-1997), Supreme Court Review (1960-1998), and numerous books on the Supreme Court. Available through HeinOnline.

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