Archive for the ‘Featured Database’ Category

  • Featured Database: LLMC Digital

    Are you looking for images of historical documents from national and state archives? The LLMC Digital database presently has scanned images of historical legal materials, including cases, statutes, reports, treatises, and dictionaries.  Check out this database on our Databases page. Read more...
  • Source for Researching Legal History

    The Making of Modern Law is a database of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. The database provides researchers access to critical legal history, including casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more. Available on campus to Seattle University students, faculty, […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: Encyclopedia of Public International Law

    The Seattle University Law Library subscribes to the online edition of The Encyclopedia of Public International Law (EPIL). Published by the Oxford University Press in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, it is the only comprehensive encyclopedia on the subject in the English language.  As with all encyclopedias, […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP)

    Are you looking for the most recent articles in a particular area of the law?  The Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP) is an index of recently published legal periodicals that is maintained by the UW Law Library.  The CILP index is updated on a weekly basis and it includes an archive that stretches back […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: ProQuest Congressional: Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is a branch agency within the Library of Congress.  At the request of members of Congress (House and Senate) or legislative committees, CRS will provide policy and legal analysis on issues under consideration.  CRS reports provide a wealth of (non-partisan) information and can be an excellent starting point when researching […] Read more...
  • Clearinghouse Review

    The Clearinghouse Review: The Journal of Poverty Law and Policy is an excellent source for analysis of issues in Poverty Law.  Clearinghouse Review is hosted on the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law web site.  The web site features news on recent changes to state and federal government assistance programs and a Poverty Law […] Read more...
  • Congress.gov

    Congress.gov is the new platform for federal legislative information, replacing the 20 year old Thomas.gov. With improved searching and a clearer interface, the new system is a robust platform for finding federal legislative information. Though technically still in Beta form (there are a few datasets yet to be moved over), Thomas URLs are now redirecting […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: CALI Lessons

    As you are starting your new classes, we’d like to remind you about CALI lessons.  If you are unfamiliar, CALI lessons are interactive, computer-based tutorials on a wide range of legal subject areas.  Lessons are completely free for our law students. They are useful for mastering material during the semester and for exam preparation. When […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: Law Library’s A To Z List

    Often a source of intelligent commentary, journal articles can be quite useful when conducting legal research. There are two major sources for journal articles available through the Seattle University Library system: the A to Z List through the Law Library and the Full Text Electronic Journal List through the Lemieux Library. The Law Library’s A […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: ProQuest Congressional

    ProQuest Congressional provides indexing (1789 to current) and selected full-text access (late 1980’s to current) to various publications of the United States Congress including bills, laws, hearings, testimony, reports, biographies, committee assignments, and voting records. It is a key online resource for compiling legislative histories. Contact the library reference desk for search assistance. A link […] Read more...