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Five law school / University websites for Legal Research

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Five law school / University websites for Legal Research

  1. 1. DittakaviRao<br />Associate Director<br />Duquesne University Center for Legal Information<br />2011<br />Five Law School / University Websites for Legal Research<br />
  2. 2. Law School/University Websites<br />Several Law School/Libraries and University Libraries created excellent resources for a specific type of information.<br />The following five sites are useful for the legal researchers.<br />- New York Law School - Law Reviews <br />- University of Richmond School of Law - Constitutions (National/Global) <br />- University of California Santa Barbara - Presidential Documents <br />- University of Pittsburgh Law School - Legal Information <br />- NYU School of Law - International Law <br />
  3. 3. New York Law Schoolwww.nyls.edu/library<br />Tracks 150 Law Journals<br />Weekly Updates<br />Click on “Research Guides and Tools”<br />Click on “Law Reviews with Online Content”<br />Notice Red (Newly Updated) and Blue signs <br />
  4. 4. Click “Research Guides and Tools”<br />
  5. 5. Click on “Law Reviews with Online Content”<br />
  6. 6. Red means a new issue added<br />
  7. 7. Current Issue<br />
  8. 8. University of Richmond School of Lawhttp://confinder.richmond.edu<br />Provides full text of Constitutions of all the countries and all states of USA.<br />Select a country under “Country” heading on left of the page.<br />Provides native language and English versions<br />Provides links from various sources to the same text<br />Click on “National Link” under “Constitution Subcategories” heading on the left for individual state’s Constitutions of USA.<br />
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  13. 13. University of California – Santa Barbarawww.presidency.ucsb.edu<br />Archive contains 96,816 documents related to the study of the Presidency.<br />Click on “Documents” tab from the main menu<br />Select the type of documents such as “Executive Orders”, “Proclamations”, “President Signing Statements” etc.<br />
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  19. 19. University of Pittsburgh Law Schoolwww.jurist.law.pitt.edu<br />Known as Paper Chase provides comprehensive legal news and research service<br />Archival information goes back to 2003<br />Covers United States and World real-time legal news<br />Provides commentaries written by expert legal scholars, leading policymakers and key legal practitioners from the United States and abroad.<br />
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  25. 25. New York University School of Lawwww.nyulawglobal.com/globalex<br />An electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research<br />Includes articles, links and helping tools to build to research International law<br />Subtopics include:<br />International Law Research<br />Comparative Law Research<br />Foreign Law Research<br />Tools for Building Law Collection<br />

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