Almanac of the Federal Judiciary -- Profiles of federal judges including their academic and professional backgrounds, experience on the bench, noteworthy rulings, and any media coverage. Many profiles also provide insights from practicing attorneys into that judge's style, demeanor, knowledge, and management of courtroom proceedings.
Bloomberg BNA -- Primary legal sources, analysis, business and government information, and regulatory issues. Subject areas include corporate law & business, employee benefits, employment & labor law, environment, health & safety, health care, human resources, intellectual property, litigation, and tax & accounting.
Bloomberg Law (Fowler Law only).
CALI -- Online, interactive tutorials covering 33 legal subject areas. (Fowler Law only).
CCH OmniTax Library -- Comprehensive treatment of federal and state tax law, including codes, regulations, cases, administrative decisions, treaties, forms, explanatory materials, practice tools, and news.
CEB OnLaw -- Full-text of CEB’s California practice guides, treatises, and downloadable forms (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.
Environmental Law Reporter -- News, reports on recent and pending cases, updates on legislative and regulatory activity, and analysis of a variety of issues in environmental and natural resources law.
Foreign Law Guide – Extensive information on the law of approximately 190 countries, including overviews of each country’s legal system, citations to sources of legislative, judicial, and regulatory law, and summaries of a country’s law on subjects such as the environment and trade.
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 Advance -- Comprehensive legal research database. (Fowler Law only).
Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases -- A goldmine of information on U.S. Supreme Court Cases going back to 1973. Click on the "Case Locator" tab in the upper right to search by case name, docket number, or other criteria. Entries include analysis, argument transcripts, merit and amicus briefs, links to oral argument recordings at the Oyez Project, and much more. This is particularly helpful for finding information on pending and recently-decided cases.
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 (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.