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Law Databases & Indexes

  • AILA Link (The Affordable Immigration Law Library)  Icon
    AILA Link Online is a fully searchable, web-based immigration law library filled with practical guidance and authoritative resources key to the practice of immigration law. Contains immigration-related statutes, cases and regulations as well as treatises and practice materials in immigration law.

    Password needed for access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • American Indian Law Collection (HeinOnline)
    This collection contains an archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions and jurisprudence.
  • American Law Institute Library (HeinOnline)
    This library includes special ALI publications, Restatements of the Law, Codifications, and other ALI projects.
  • Bankruptcy Law Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    The resource center includes access to bankruptcy news, statutes, regulations, analysis, case law, and practice tools. Coverage of consumer and commercial bankruptcy.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Benefits Practice Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This BNA Resource Center features authoritative, in-depth, and practice-oriented news, analysis, and practice tools in the area of employee benefits and pensions. The materials are organized into six topical areas — Pensions & Retirement, Health Benefits, Fringe & Welfare Benefits, Compliance & Enforcement, Litigation, and Executive Compensation.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Bloomberg Law
    This database provides access to primary and secondary legal materials, business and legal intelligence, law reports and easy access to docket materials.
  • Bloomberg BNA Law School Professional Information Center
    This library of databases provides information on a variety of legal topics such as employment law, tax law, environmental law and others. Each of the over 200 titles includes primary material, commentary and an updating component. Many titles offer alerting services to keep researchers aware of the latest developments.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • CALI (Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction)  
      
    Provides more than 800 interactive, computer-based lessons on more than 35 legal subjects to supplement students' legal coursework. Some lessons are keyed to specific casebooks and so may be useful in exam preparation. Lessons vary in length from 15 minutes to a few hours, from short lecture podcasts to longer interactive tutorials.

    Password access to law patrons only. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Checkpoint  Icon
    Checkpoint is a comprehensive tax and accounting research database covering tax and accounting laws and news on the international, federal, state and local levels; includes treaties, statutes, codes, rules, regulations, decisions, tax citators, IRS publications, legislative materials, current awareness tax news sources, and periodicals.
  • Congress and the Courts (HeinOnline)
    Includes materials related to congressional concern with the composition and structure of Article III courts. Also included are Federal Judicial Center publications, periodicals, links to scholarly articles, CFR Title 28 - Judicial Administration, and Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History 1787-2010.
  • Congressional Publications (ProQuest)
    Covers a variety of congressional documents from 1789 to present, including House and Senate reports and documents from 1817, hearings from 1824, committee prints and publications from 1830, CRS reports from 1916, and legislative histories from 1969. Serves as an index to a microfiche legislative history system pre-1969.

    Access for law patrons only.
  • Congressional Research Service Reports  Icon
    Includes access to Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports from 1916-present.
  • Corporate Compliance Library (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This library is an information resource of legal analysis and news for attorneys to use to design, implement, and monitor organizational compliance programs that qualify as effective under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Defendants. The library contains the Corporate Compliance Manual and Prevention of Corporate Liability: Current Reports.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Corporate Governance Library (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This BNA library includes portfolios that examine critical areas of corporate governance.
    The materials are organized into eight parts: Board of Directors, Audit Committees, Compensation Committees, Special Committees of Independent Directors, Corporate Minutes, Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Shareholder Proposals, and Corporate Governance of the Financial Reporting Process.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Corporate Practice Library (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This Library features in-depth analysis and practical guidance. It includes Corporate Practice Series and Financial Reporting Portfolios. The portfolios cover a broad range of topics, including antitrust, securities, labor and employment, environment, intellectual property, types of legal entities that can be used to conduct business, corporate political activity, and state corporate law.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Digital Discovery & eEvidence (Bloomberg BNA)
    Provides in-depth intelligence and expert insights from leading courtroom and computer forensics experts on the evidentiary value of electronic data in litigation. Includes legal and policy developments governing electronic evidence. Includes legislation, regulations, court and administrative decisions, including rulings of magistrate judges.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Economist Historical Archive
    The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2006. The Economist presents the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. Includes images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week.
  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online
    Eighteenth Century Collections Online captures the essence of the Enlightenment in Great Britain between 1701 and 1800 through digital access to materials ranging from books and directories to Bibles, sheet music, sermons and advertisements. It delivers every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas.
  • Environment & Safety Library (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This Library includes federal and state environment and safety laws and regulations (U.S.) and environment and safety laws and regulations in Canada and Mexico; full text of European Union directives and regulations; legal decisions made by federal, state, and administrative courts; and EHS forms, guidance and presidential documents, agency memoranda, and international treaties and agreements.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.

  • Export Reference Library (Bloomberg BNA)
    Contains market-specific trade and shipping data for more than 200 overseas markets. Includes basic export reference data and important market-specific characteristics, distribution channels, marketing laws, and intellectual property rights. Foreign rules and regulations governing product standards, labeling, packing, and marking are explained to ensure compliance. Also contains directories of embassies, consulates, government offices and the interactive U.S. forms for international commerce.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Fastcase
    Includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions from all 50 states as well as federal coverage. Also provides access to a newspaper archive and legal forms.
  • Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2006  Icon
    The Financial Times Historical Archive offers the complete run of the London edition of the paper, from its first issue (1888) to the end of 2006. Every individual article, advertisement and market listing is included and shown individually and in the context of the full page and issue of the day. Search full-text or browse by subject or edition.
  • Federal Register Library (HeinOnline)
    Includes full-text of the Federal Register (Vol. 1-76: 1936-2011), updated daily; the Code of Federal Regulations (1938-2011); CFR List of Sections Affected; Presidential documents; and the U.S. Government Manual.
  • Foreign & International Law Resources Database (HeinOnline)
    This database includes access to International Yearbooks and periodicals, U.S. law digests, international tribunals/judicial decisions, and other significant works related to foreign and international law.
  • Foreign Relations of the United States (HeinOnline)
    Features the documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and diplomatic activity. Provides access to more than 500 books from Abraham Lincoln's administration in 1861 through the Nixon/Ford administration in 1976.
  • Health Law & Business Library (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This Library provides access to legal analysis of important issues affecting the health care industry, in combination with full text of the statutes, regulations, and agency documents health lawyers need in daily practice, a digest of recent state legislative activity, multiple topical surveys of state law, and a news archive.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Health Law Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This Resource Center includes news, legal analysis, and practice tools addressing important issues affecting the health care industry, in combination with full text of the statutes, regulations, agency documents and case law that health lawyers need in daily practice. State information includes digests of new state legislation, ongoing regulatory activity, and topical state law surveys on selected issues.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • HeinOnline Law Journal Library
    HeinOnline is a collection of resources ranging from law review articles to a wide range of foreign and domestic legal documents. Highlights include the Law Journals Library (American law review articles from the inception of the journal), Federal Register Library (vol. 1, 1936 - current), U.S. Supreme Court Library, full-text Restatements, treaty collections, and legislative history documents.
  • History of International Law (HeinOnline)
    Covers international law subjects dating back to 1690. Selected subjects included are war and peace, the Nuremberg Trials, law of the sea, international arbitration, and Hague conferences and conventions.
  • Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
    Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals is a multilingual index that provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the U.K., Canada, and Australia. Content includes journal articles, congressional reports, essay collections, and book reviews from 1985 to the present.
  • Index to Legal Periodicals (1908-1981)
    Bibliographic database consisting of citations from legal periodicals (law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks, institutes and government publications) and law books that cover all areas of jurisprudence, including recent court decisions, new legislation, and original scholarship. RETRO coverage: 1908-1981
  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books
    Index to Legal Periodicals and Books is a bibliographic database consisting of citations from legal periodicals (law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks, institutes and government publications) and law books that cover all areas of jurisprudence, including recent court decisions, new legislation, and original scholarship. 1982-present.
  • Index to Periodical Articles Related to Law
    Index of periodical articles associated to the subject of law that are not being indexed in any of the standard legal indexes. Currently covers 1958 - 2007.
  • Intellectual Property Law Collection (HeinOnline)
    Contains legislative histories, treaties, documents and more on copyrights, patents and trademarks. Includes CFR Title 37, U.S. Code Titles 17 & 35, Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, legislative histories and other useful treatises.
  • Intellectual Property Law Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This Resource Center provides the full text of all decisions reported in United States Patents Quarterly from 1929 to the present, combined with finding aids to facilitate the search process. It includes access to laws, regulations, and secondary source/commentary on intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, and copyright.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.

  • International Law Journal Library (HeinOnline)
    Access to 21 Kluwer Law international journals including: Air and Space Law, Arbitration International, World Trade and Arbitration Materials, International Journal of Comparative Labour Law & Industrial Relations, European Public Law, European Review of Private Law, and Legal Issues of Economic Integration.
  • JSTOR  Icon
    JSTOR provides access to digitized versions of complete runs of key scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and the social sciences. The Arts & Sciences collections represent the building blocks of an interdisciplinary scholarly journal archive.
  • Justis
    Full text coverage of UK, Irish and EU case law from 1163 to present and legislation from 1235 to present.
  • Labor & Employment Law Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This Resource Center is a comprehensive source for BNA's labor and employment law resources. It includes access to primary and secondary source materials in all major areas of the field - fair employment, individual employment rights, disabilities, wages and hours, labor-management relations, collective bargaining, and labor arbitration.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.

  • Law Journal Library (HeinOnline)
    The Law Journal Library contains American law review articles from the inception of the journal.
  • LawMoose
    Includes comprehensive MN and WI federal and state court directories as well as administrative law judges; Minnesota Legal Periodicals Index; MN and WI Legal Reference Libraries.
  • Legal Classics (HeinOnline)
    Includes the works of Joseph Story, Jeremy Bentham, William Blackstone, William Holdsworth, Henry Maine, Frederick William Maitland, Federick Pollock, Benjamin E. Cardozo and more.
  • LegalTrac
    LegalTrac indexes major legal titles including law reviews, legal newspapers, law specialty publications, bar association journals and international legal journals. It also contains law-related articles from other business and general-interest titles.
  • Legal Scholarship Network (SSRN)
    Contains working papers, pre-publication papers and abstracts. The University of St. Thomas School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series is included in this database.
  • Legislative Insights (ProQuest)
    The legislative histories include the full text of the Public Law itself, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports, and prints. Also included are Presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications that provide background material to aid in the understanding of issues related to the making of the law.

  • LexisNexis  Icon
    Comprehensive legal database that includes U.S. federal and state case law, statutes, and regulations. Secondary (analytical) materials include law review articles, encyclopedias, and treatises. Also includes Shepard's citator service.

    Password access to law patrons only. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • LLMC Digital
    Provides online access to LLMC's entire microfiche back file of more than 50 million pages and counting. Includes periodicals, treatises, opinions and more.
  • Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926
    Features international and foreign law primary source materials, including monographs on the laws of foreign jurisdictions. Coverage is primarily from the 19th and early 20th century. Also includes several hundred classics in European international law since the 17th century.
  • Making of Modern Law
    Access to more than 21,000 British and U.S. legal treatise titles from 1800-1926.
  • Making of Modern Law: Trials 1600-1926
    Based on holdings of the law libraries of Harvard, Yale and the Library of the Bar of the City of New York, thousands of books and pamphlets on Anglo-American trials from 1600-1926, including English-speaking jurisdictions and English titles from non-English speaking jurisdictions.
  • Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978
    This database includes over 150,000 cases from the generation before the American Civil War to the decade of the Vietnam War and Watergate, covering every aspect of law: civil rights law, constitutional law, corporate law, environmental law, gender law, labor law, legal history and legal theory, property law, taxation, trademark and intellectual property law, among other subjects.
  • Minnesota CLE Online Library
    Access to chapters and forms from Minnesota CLE presentations. Searchable and browsable, it covers broad areas of substantive law, ethics, elimination of bias and law office management.

    Password access to law patrons only. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Minnesota Legal Periodical Index
    Indexes articles published in Minnesota legal periodicals from 1984 to the present, including local bar association and law school publications.
  • National Moot Court Competition (HeinOnline)
    Contains records, briefs, and related materials of the annual National Moot Court Competitions from 1950 to the present.
  • Newspapers - Current (ProQuest Newsstand)
    Full text of The New York Times, Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, Wall Street Journal, and 300+ other U.S. and international newspapers, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires, including several Minnesota resources.
  • Newspapers - Historical (ProQuest)
    Combined search of historical newspapers including: New York Times, Washington Post, Irish Times, The Guardian and Observer and the Minneapolis Tribune.
  • PACER
    Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information from federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts, some state courts, and the PACER Case Locator via the internet.

    Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Philip C. Jessup Library (HeinOnline)
    This library serves as a valuable resource for scholars of international law and students preparing for the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition. This collection brings together Compromis, judges' briefs, rules, and the full-text of award-winning written memorials from each competition year since 1960.
  • Restatements of Law (HeinOnline)
    Includes Restatement of the Law Index; Agency; Business Associations; Conflict of Laws; Contracts; Economic Torts and Related Wrongs; Employment Law; Foreign Relations Law of the United States; Judgments; The Law Governing Lawyers; Property: Landlord and Tenant, Donative Transfers, Wills and other Donative Transfers, Servitudes, Mortgages, and Joint Ownership; Restatement in the Courts; Restitution; Restitution and Unjust Enrichment; Sales of Land; Security; Suretyship and Guaranty; Torts; Trusts; Unfair Competition; and The U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration.
  • Seldon Society Publications and the History of Early English Law (HeinOnline)
    This library provides access to early English case law and links to other online publications in early English history, including the Seldon Society Annual Series, Seldon Society Supplementary Series and the Centenary Guide to the Publications of the Seldon Society published in 1987. It also includes more than 220 English legal history classics including abridgments, digests, and dictionaries.
  • Session Laws Library (HeinOnline)
    HeinOnline’s Digital Session Laws Library contains exact replications of the official bound session laws of all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Updated monthly, this is an ever expanding collection and is the only complete online source of all 50 states from 1940 to date. The session laws for all states are current within 60 days of the printed publication.
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
    This database from Newsbank contains the full-text archives of the Pioneer Press from 1988 to present. It is easily searchable by keywords and is a good source for regional news and local company information. It does not include the current week's articles.
  • Star Tribune
    Available through ProQuest Newsstand, contains full-text archived newspaper articles from 1986 to present. Covers Minnesota, regional, national and world news.
  • State Laws - Subject Compilations 1960-2012 (HeinOnline)
    This collection indexes the Subject Compilations Bibliography Series (Nyberg and Robertson), with many records containing extensive annotations with links directly to articles and other documents in HeinOnline. Also included in this collection is the State Law Index: An Index and Digest to the Legislation of the States of the United States Enacted During the Biennium, volumes
    1-12 (1925-1948). This index, published biennially by the Legislative Reference Service of the Library of Congress, is a valuable source for identifying, by subject, session laws enacted by the various states during the years involved.
  • Tax & Accounting Center (Bloomberg BNA)  Icon
    This database includes analysis, news, primary sources, and practice tools covering federal, international, and state tax issues and financial accounting. It is organized by these subjects/Practice Areas: Compensation Planning; Estate Planning; Real Estate; Sales and Use Taxes; Tax-Exempt Organizations; and Transfer Pricing.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.

  • Taxation & Economic Reform in America: 1781-2011 (HeinOnline)
    This historical archive contains more than 2,500 volumes of U.S. regulations, laws, and legislative histories relating to tax and economic reform and stimulus plans. Includes the Carlton Fox legislative history collection and the History of United States Tax Conventions (Manz).
  • TaxCore (Bloomberg BNA)
    Contains the full-text of thousands of congressional tax bills, IRS regulations and guidance, court decisions, official reports, statements, transcripts, memoranda, rulings, opinions, and other related materials issued by public and private agencies and organizations.

    Access for law patrons only. Password needed for off-campus access. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Treaties & Agreements Library (HeinOnline)
    This Library includes access to official and unofficial treaty publications, treaty guides/indexes, treaties, texts, and books.
  • United Nations Law Collection (HeinOnline)
    A collection of major legal publications issued by the United Nations including the United Nations Treaty Series (1946 – current); League of Nations Treaty Series (1920-1946); Monthly Statement of Treaties and International Agreements (1983-current); International Court of Justice reports/opinions/orders (1947-current); Reports of International Arbitral Awards (1948-current); and selected UN Yearbooks.
  • United Nations Treaty Collection
    Contains the current status of over 500 treaties deposited at the UN, a collection of over 158,000 UN treaties and related actions from 1946-2006, League of Nations Treaties from 1920-1944. and the Treaty Handbook.
  • United States Serial Set
    A wide-ranging collection of government publications compiled under the directive of Congress. Contains often detailed information on a broad range of subjects from 1789 to present. Document types include congressional committee reports, executive agency reports, study and investigation reports, statistical reports and more.
  • U.S. Attorney General & Department of Justice Collection (HeinOnline)
    This collection includes the official opinions of the U.S. Attorney General (1791-1982), opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice (1977-2000), and other surveys and manuals.
  • U.S. Congressional Documents (HeinOnline)
    HeinOnline’s U.S. Congressional Documents collection features the complete Congressional Record bound volume set back to inception in 1873 as well as the three predecessor titles: Annals of Congress (1789-1824), Register of Debates (1824-1837) and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873). Also available are the Congressional Record Dailies from 1982-current.
  • U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals (HeinOnline)
    The U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals Library is a complete collection of the official case law of some of the United States’ most important government institutions. This case law, also known as decision law, is the body of reported judicial opinions that are published by each agency and thereby become precedent and the basis for future decisions.
  • U.S. Federal Legislative History Library (HeinOnline)
    All compilations for major laws are included in the database with the following exceptions: appropriations measures; ceremonial matters; laws that extend the life of an agency or authority; and laws that affect small numbers of persons or specific regions of the country. The sources for these compilations include congressional documents, legal periodicals, treatises and loose-leaf services. Browse/search by title, public law number, or popular name.
  • U.S. International Trade Library (HeinOnline)
    This collection brings together content featuring the exchange of goods and services between the United States and other nations, as well as the history of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930. Included are USITC Publications Archive, legislative histories, CFR & U.S. Code Titles 15 and 19, and scholarly articles.
  • U.S. Presidential Library (HeinOnline)
    HeinOnline's U.S. Presidential Library includes such titles as Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Public Papers of the Presidents, CFR Title 3 (Presidents), Weekly Compilation of the Presidential Documents, and other documents relating to U.S. presidents.

  • U.S. Supreme Court Library (HeinOnline)
    HeinOnline’s U.S. Supreme Court Library offers the only complete coverage of the official U.S. Reports from 1754-2007. Other notable titles in this library include the Constitution of the United States of America, Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Reports Preliminary Prints, U.S. Reports Slip Opinions, and many more historic works related to the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • Westlaw
    Comprehensive legal database that includes U.S. federal and state case law, statutes, and regulations. Secondary (analytical) materials include law review articles, encyclopedias, and treatises. Also includes KeyCite citator service.

    Password access to law patrons only. Please see a law librarian for assistance.
  • Women and the Law (Peggy)
    Contains nearly 800 title of contemporary and historical works related to women's roles in society and the law for the last 200 years. Materials include books, biographies and periodicals.
  • World Constitutions Illustrated (HeinOnline)
    This collection contains the current constitution of every country; constitutional histories of the United Kingdom, France, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Italy, South Africa, and El Salvador (among others); books on constitutional law, with specific chapters tied to specific countries; articles about constitutional development; links to online resources related to political development; and bibliographies of constitutional monographs.
  • World Trials Library (HeinOnline)
    This collection includes 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. Includes the following works: American State Trials, Howell's State Trials, Law Reports of Trials of War Criminals, and scholarly articles.

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