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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2019     Views: 4

TCC Libraries has databases to help you with your legal research. They include:

  • Legal Collection - Ebscohost
  • Contains full text for more than 250 respected, scholarly law journals, and is an authoritative source for information on legal current issues, studies, thoughts and trends.
  • Legal Information Reference Center - Ebscohost
  • Provides full text for many top consumer legal reference books, with over 225 publications and thousands of legal forms. Most of the legal reference books are from Nolo, a respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
  • LegalTrac - Gale
  • Provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. covering federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, and international law.

 

Google Scholar offers access to laws made by the judicial branch, the body of law based on written opinions by appellate courts, also known as "case law" or "common law".

  1. Go to scholar.google.com
  2. Select the Case Law button below the search bar
  3. Search by keyword, parties, or case citation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other sites to try (coverage varies from site to site):

  • Findlaw  (U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Courts of Appeals)
  • FDsys (U.S. Courts of Appeals and U.S. District Courts)