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Legal Research: Directories/Databases

This guide will provide access to Federal, State and local legal resources.

Public Law Library

Nolo Press: Laws and Legal Research

Cornell LII

Recommended NMC Databases for Legal Research

Subscription Legal Databases

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  • Lexis-Nexis  This database has access to full-text law reviews, legal encyclopedia, federal & state cases or codes, and legal reference encyclopedias.
  • Criminal Justice Collection  Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.
  • LegalTrac  Drawing on a wide variety of the most highly regarded legal publications, LegalTrac® provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals.