Best Bet Databases in
- Westlaw Campus Research
Due to budget cuts to state-funded library resources, access to Westlaw is no longer available to the University of Connecticut libraries.
LexisNexis provides comparable news and legal content.
- LexisNexis Legal
Primary source materials such as federal and state case law, statutes and codes, federal regulations, international legal materials, and patents. Secondary sources include legal news and law review articles.
- Hein Online
Full-text of law reviews, federal documents, and Supreme Court materials. Much material is pre-1980 and some dates back to the 1800s.
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- CQ Congress Collection
Provides an analytical survey of the history and development; powers; personalities; current developments; and legislation considered and passed by the United States Congress. From the Congressional Quarterly.
- Making of Modern Law
Covers domestic and international law, legal history, national defense, criminology, education, labor and social welfare, and military justice and more. Over 21,000 U.S. and U.K. legal treatises from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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