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  • LexisNexis Legal A Best Bet database
    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. 1980s-current.
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  • Hein Online A Best Bet database
    Full-text of law reviews, federal documents, and Supreme Court materials. Much material is pre-1980 and some dates back to the 1800s. See details for coverage.
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  • CQ Congress Collection A Best Bet database
    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. current.
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  • Making of Modern Law A Best Bet database
    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. 1800-1926.
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