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Subject and alphabetical list of ASLS Law Library's Online Legal Resources
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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  • Basic Concepts in the Law of Evidence with Irving Younger  
    Professor Younger's experience as a trial judge, law professor and trial attorney, along with his flair for storytelling, makes this series fascinating. Younger's 10 Commandments of Cross Examination is widely regarded as one of the best advocacy tools captured on camera.
  • Casetext  Icon
    A free source for locating the text of Federal and State Appellate and Federal Trial level cases. Also the home of "WeCite" a crowd sourced citator.
  • Courtroom Cast  
    Courtroom Cast contains legal multimedia resources. Once registered you receive unlimited access to audio files of judicial opinions and trial videos. You can listen to audio files online or download the MP3.
  • Death Penalty Worldwide  Icon
    The database provides information on the laws and practices related to the application of the death penalty for every country in the world that retains capital punishment. Examines the legal framework in which the death penalty applies as well as a description of the way the death penalty is implemented in practice. The database also summarizes recent legal and political developments that shed light on each country’s debate on capital punishment.
  • Federal Practice Manual for Legal Aid Attorneys  Icon
    The Shriver Center's Federal Practice Manual for Legal Aid Attorneys covers all stages of federal litigation, from drafting and filing the complaint to trial practice and limitations on relief. This popular resource, available free of charge online, has been updated to include relevant recent caselaw and legal developments. Edited by Jeffrey S. Gutman, Professor of Clinical Law at George Washington University Law School, with the assistance of a group of experienced legal aid advocates, the manual includes links to federal statutes, Supreme Court case citations, and relevant regulations. Moreover, the full text of the manual is searchable by keyword.
  • Findlaw  Icon offers a mix of cases, statutes, legal news, a lawyer directory, an online career center and community-oriented tools such as mailing lists and message boards.
  • Hieros Gamos  Icon
    The objective of this site "is to make law, government and related professional information easily accessible to the legal profession, businesses and consumers."
  • Virtual Chase  Icon
    The Virtual Chase informs about Web sites and research strategies for finding the law.
  • National Moot Court Competition  
    Through an arrangement with the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, this Hein collection offers digital access to the records, briefs, and related organizational materials from the 1st to the most recent (1950-current) annual National Moot Court Competitions. For Help go to Hein Online Help and Training
  • Pacer  
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    (PACER) is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information from federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts, and the PACER Case Locator via the Internet. PACER is provided by the federal Judiciary in keeping with its commitment to providing public access to court information via a centralized service.
  • Ravel Law  
    Ravel's Advanced service provides access to an extensive case law collection (which will soon include all American case law from the Harvard Law School Library) and to unique visual analytical tools. Advanced is free to law students and academics.
  • U.S. Supreme Court Library  Icon
    This HeinOnline collection provides complete coverage of the official U.S. Reports bound volumes as well as preliminary prints, slip opinions, and books and periodicals related to the U.S. Supreme Court are included in this library.
  • United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit  Icon  Icon
    This website provides access to electronic filing, opinions, case information, rules, calendars and audio and video.
  • United States Supreme Court  Icon  Icon
    The official web site for the Supreme Court of the United States. This site is a source for information about the Supreme Court Cases, Oral Arguments, Opinions, Orders, Dockets, Supreme Court history, and visitor information.
  • VersusLaw  
    VersusLaw is a legal research site providing fully searchable case law from state and federal appellate courts, as well as tribal courts.
  • Washlaw Web  Icon
    WashLaw Web provides users with links to law-related state, federal and international/foreign materials on the Internet. All links on WashLaw Web are maintained by staff members of the Washburn University School of Law Library.
  • World Trials Library  
    This Hein collection includes more than 3,500 trials including complete sets of American State Trials, Howell's State Trials, and the Nuremburg Trials. It also includes famous trials from Philadelphia's Jenkins Law Library, Cornell University, and the University of Missouri-Columbia's trials collections. It contains trial transcripts, critical court documents, and trial-related resources such as monographs which analyze and debate the decisions of famous trials, as well as biographies of many of the greatest trial lawyers in history. For Help go to Hein Online Help and Training
  • Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases  
    Part of HeinOnline, The American Bar Association's Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases is a publication that provides comprehensive expert analysis of all cases argued before the Supreme Court prior to the arguments. A subscription to this online publication includes eight issues annually. Issues 1-7 summarize the Court's seven argument sessions from October through April. Issue 8, which is published subsequent to the close of the Court's term at the end of June, reviews the entire term using statistics, charts, essays, and case summaries.

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