Access to electronic resources and databases are available only at the library. Due to licensing restrictions, offsite access is not provided.
The Law Library charges for printouts of materials. Read more about copying and printing services.
Westlaw Public Access
Westlaw is West Group's online legal research service. The Supreme Court Law Library provides FREE access to a select group of Westlaw databases. Ask a law librarian or call the law library for more information. The Law Library's Westlaw contract includes AmJur2d, AmJur Proof of Facts & Trials Library, AmJur Pleading and Practice Forms, Federal Practice and Procedure (aka Wright & Miller), and Causes of Action. Westlaw's KeyCite [PDF] service is the equivalent of Lexis' Shepard's cite checking service.
LexisNexis Research Service
Lexis' research service provides access to the following:
legal citation validation service
- Federal and all state primary law
- U.S. legislative materials
- Native American Solicitor's Opinions
- Moore's Federal Practice
- Nichols on Eminent Domain
- Larson's on Workers Compensation
The Law Library subscribes to HeinOnline, Hein's online research product with more than 90 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. For additional information about this service, you can visit their website at http://heinonline.org, or at the reference desk. The Law Library's HeinOnline subscription includes the Law Journal Library (over 1,700 law and law-related periodicals, available in PDF, coverage is from the first issue through in most cases the current published issue), the Code of Federal Regulations (from inception in 1938), the Federal Register Library (from inception in 1936), Legal Classics (more than 3,000 treatises), Nyberg and Boast's Subject Compilations of State Laws, the Treaties and Agreements Library (all U.S. treaties, whether currently in-force, expired, or not yet officially published), the U.S. Code (from inception in 1925-1926), U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Supreme Court Library (complete coverage of the official U.S. Reports bound volumes plus preliminary prints, and slip opinions).
The Law Library recently subscribed to Wolters Kluwer's LoislawConnect to provides patrons with electronic access to many Aspen treatises. LoislawConnect is available from the Law Library's public computers. Ask at the reference desk for assistance.