Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library
Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library

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Bloomberg Law -- Comprehensive legal research database with primary and secondary authority. Includes docket coverage for selected jurisdictions, circuit split charts, and a variety of practice and intelligence centers for litigation and transactional work (Fowler Law only).

CEB OnLaw -- Full-text of CEB’s California practice guides, treatises, and downloadable forms (Fowler Law only).

CEB Pro -- In addition to CEB’s California practice guides, treatises, and downloadable forms, CEB Pro includes federal and state primary authority, a citator, and CLE and non-CLE learning programs (Fowler Law only).

Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution -- Traces the Constitution’s progress through each of the thirteen states’ conventions. Searchable by date, title, author, recipient, or state affiliation and includes annotations. 

Fastcase -- Legal research database with federal and state primary authority, a citator tool, and data analytic and visualization tools (Fowler Law only).

HeinOnline -- Full-text, searchable pdfs of law journals, bar journals, federal and state primary sources, international treaties and agreements, and other historical materials on a wide variety of subjects.

Index to Legal Periodicals & Books -- Current (1981 - present) and retrospective (1918 – 1981) index to over 1000 legal periodicals, yearbooks, institutes, government publications, and monographs.

Legal Source -- Provides citations to, and extensive full-text coverage of, legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, bar association publications, and other law-related publications, including material not available on Lexis or Westlaw.

Lexis+ -- Comprehensive legal research database (Fowler Law only).

LexisNexis Study Aids -- An online collection of study aids from the Q&A series and Understanding series helpful for law school courses and bar exam preparation (Fowler Law only; Download App).

The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records & Briefs (1832 - 1978)

ProQuest Congressional Research Digital Collection -- Includes information on congressional publications back to 1789, including full-text of bills and resolutions from 1789, Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports and prints from 1830, and selected committee reports, prints, and other documents from 1789.

ProQuest Executive Branch Documents -- A wealth of materials from 1789 to the present, including orders, proclamations, reports, correspondence, etc., in searchable PDF format. Search results can be sorted by presidential administration, subject, agency, or document number. 

ProQuest Legislative Insight -- Approximately 18,000 compiled federal legislative histories from 1929 to the present, including (as searchable PDFs) all versions of bills, legislative documents, CRS reports, committee hearings, reports and prints, and presidential signing statements. 

ProQuest Regulatory Insight -- This companion to Legislative Insight (above) provides administrative law histories of federal statutes with regulatory components.  Documents include notices, proposed and final rules, and more, with links to relevant Executive Orders and Congressional documents.

ProQuest Supreme Court Insight -- A comprehensive collection of Supreme Court case documents from 1975 to the present, including opinions, briefs (party and amicus), per curiam decisions, dockets, oral arguments, and joint appendices. Links to relevant material in Legislative Insight and Regulatory Insight (above) are included.

ProQuest U.S. Serial Set -- Searchable PDFs of House and Senate documents ordered to be published by Congress from 1789 to the present, including reports, letters, statements, surveys, maps, and much more.

West Academic Study Aids -- An online collection of more than 20 types of study aids including outlines, hornbooks, flashcards, nutshells, and audio materials helpful for law school courses and bar exam preparation (Fowler Law only).

Westlaw -- Comprehensive legal research database (Fowler Law only).

Additional Online Legal Resources -- Selected by the Research Librarians.

Leatherby Libraries Databases -- A large collection covering a variety of subjects. Materials include non-law journals, newspapers, magazines, style guides, dictionaries and other reference materials, and much more.