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Online databases, legal research systems, practice guides, newsletters, and more that are useful for legal research.
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This is an alphabetical list of the major online legal resources available via the Zief Law Library. This list excludes most newsletters, which are listed in the Resources by Topic section of this guide. Information on who may use these resources is available in this guide's Overview.

For non-legal online research sources available at USF, see Gleeson Library's Databases page. Gleeson's page is organized both by subject and alphabetically.

  • Gleeson Library - Databases
    Research databases for finding articles, news, dissertations, statistics, books, and more. Organized by topic/discipline and alphabetically. Also includes multi-disciplinary databases. From USF's Gleeson Library.

A to Z List - Digital Legal Research Collection

Clicking on a letter will take you to that section of this alphabetical list.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

"A" - Zief Digital Collection

  • ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct - Bloomberg BNA
    ABA and state ethics rules and codes; practice guides with detailed commentary and analysis; full text of ABA ethics opinions; summaries of state ethics opinions; current news reports.
  • AccessUN
    A finding-tool for United Nations documents from 1945 to the present. Includes Official Records, masthead documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, UN Sales Publications, and the UN Treaty Series citations). Also has selected U.N. Documents in full text. Of the documents too old to be online, many are available on microfiche on the lower level of the Zief Library.
  • American Law Institute Library - HeinOnline
    Restatements, codification projects (including the Model Penal Code); annual reports, proceedings of meetings; ALI journals; UCC drafts; the Statement of Essential Human Rights archive; and other ALI publications.

"B" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Bankruptcy Law Resource Center - Bloomberg BNA
    Cases, codes, rules, selected commentary, and continuously-updated news (from the Bankruptcy Law Reporter) dealing with commercial and consumer bankruptcy law.
  • Bar Journals Library - HeinOnline
    Contains more than 70 state and local bar journals.
  • Benefits Practice Center - Bloomberg BNA
    Cases, statutes, regulations, agency documents, commentary, and news dealing with employee benefits, ERISA compliance, and executive compensation. Includes the treatise Employee Benefits Law, 2d.
  • bepress Legal Repository
    Scholarly working papers from a subset of law schools. [Free; no access restrictions.]
  • Bloomberg Law
    Primary law (cases, statutes, regulations); company/business information; BNA secondary sources and practice guides; docket information and court filings. [For current USF law faculty, students & staff.]
  • Bloomberg Law: Privacy & Data Security
    Primary law; expert analysis (treatises, country profiles, portfolios); transactional materials; news & current awareness. Covers: data protection; electronic data management; digital privacy; electronic surveillance; consumer privacy; data breaches; cybercrime; and health data privacy. [Individual Bloomberg Law passwords required.]

"C" - Zief Digital Collection

  • California Ballot Propositions and Initiatives
    "A comprehensive, searchable source of information on California ballot propositions and initiatives from 1911 to the present. It includes the full text of individual ballot propositions, accompanying information contained in the ballot pamphlets, related legal and legislative history, and pdfs of the full ballot pamphlets. For ballot initiatives, it contains the full text of the individual initiatives, accompanying material relating to their filing & qualification, related legal and legislative history, and pdfs of related official documents." From the U.C. Hastings Law Library. [Free; no access restrictions.]
  • Canada Supreme Court Reports - HeinOnline
    Official full text of judgments of Canada's high court, from volume 1 (1876) to the present. (Title varies: volumes 1-64 (1876-1923) are Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada and volumes for 1923-1969 are Canada Law Reports.)
  • Casemaker X for Law Schools
    Full-text U.S. state and federal cases, statutes, and regulations, and federal court rules. For some states the following may also be available: links to court forms, jury instructions, "unreported" opinions, ethics opinions, worker's compensation opinions, environmental decisions, Attorney General Opinions, and court rules. A Casemaker Digest (which sorts case summaries by topic) is also available. [Individual passwords required. For current USF Law School faculty, students and staff only. Casemaker X registration is required. Others must arrange their own personal subscriptions to Casemaker.]
  • CCH Intelliconnect
    Primary law (cases, statutes, regulations), practice materials, and news covering: advertising; antitrust & trade regulation; banking; bankruptcy; benefits; consumer financial services; corporate governance; estate planning; food, drugs & devices; government contracts; health care compliance; intellectual property; labor & employment; mergers & acquisitions; pensions; privacy; products liability & safety; securities, commodities; tax; transportation. Intelliconnect usually (though not always) seems to be more stable on Chrome. [On-campus alternative: Intelliconnect (on-campus link)]
  • CEB - OnLaw: See listing for "OnLaw" in the "O" section of this list
  • Checkpoint - Tax Research (Access for Individual Password Holders)
    Tax laws, regulations, IRS documents, explanations, and analysis. Includes Checkpoint's Catalyst product.
    Students in USF's J.D. and Masters degree taxation programs are eligible for individual, semester-long Checkpoint passwords. To request a password, register at the Checkpoint registration site. You must be on the USF campus to register, and you must use your USF email address.
  • Checkpoint - Tax Research (On Campus Access)
    Tax laws, regulations, IRS documents, explanations, and analysis. Includes Checkpoint's Catalyst product.
    [This link is for on-campus access for USF affiliates who are not in the law school's J.D. or taxation Masters programs. USF J.D. and taxation Masters students with their own Checkpoint passwords should use the Checkpoint site for individual passwords holders.]
  • ChinaLawInfo /
    Laws & regulations; judicial cases; tax treaties; gazettes; legal news; journals; Law Yearbook of China; white papers. Chinese-language interface; documents are in Chinese. (For English-language interface & translations, visit LawInfoChina.)
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    "The No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators." (Gleeson library subscription available to all USF faculty, students, and staff.)
    Continuously updated worldwide news and information on climate change. From Bloomberg BNA. Includes Energy and Climate Report (Jan. 2005 to present) and the Climapedia, a listing of significant climate change websites and other reference materials.
  • Code of Federal Regulations - HeinOnline (1938 - current)
    The codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. [A free CFR is available from]
  • Congress and the Courts - HeinOnline
    Materials reflecting congressional concern with the composition and structure of Article III Courts. Features William H. Manz's Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History 1787-2010. Also includes Federal Judicial Center publications, articles, CFR Title 28 (Judicial Administration), and other related works.
  • Congressional Record - HeinOnline
    Part of Hein's U.S. Congressional Documents Library. [A free Congressional Record (Bound) and Congressional Record (Daily) are available from]
  • Corporate Compliance Library - Bloomberg BNA
    Fully searchable access to Corporate Compliance Manual, legislation, agency information, codes of ethics, other documents and news.
  • Corporate Governance Library - Bloomberg BNA
    Authoritative legal analysis of the most important issues affecting corporate governance and reliable news reports on core governance issues. Includes fully searchable access to Corporate Governance Manual, Corporate Governance Report, and numerous worksheets.
  • Corporate Law Resource Center - Bloomberg BNA
    Cases, statutes, regulations, portfolios; manual commentary, and news on multiple aspects of corporate law. Covers: corporate compliance; corporate governance; corporate legal departments; financial reporting; forms of business. Includes the newsletters Corporate Counsel Weekly, Corporate Governance Report, and Prevention of Corporate Liability.
  • Corporate Practice Library - Bloomberg BNA
    "Portfolios" with in-depth explanations of legal principles and transactions. Topics covered: Antitrust and Trade Regulation; Corporate and Securities; Corporate Political Activity; Environment; Forms of Business; Intellectual Property; Labor and Employment; Selected State Corporate Laws.

"D" - Zief Digital Collection

"E" - Zief Digital Collection

  • E & E Publishing - Environmental Law
    Environmental topical reports and newsletters. Newsletters include: Land Letter, Environment & Energy Daily, E&ENews PM, ClimateWire, and GreenWire. [USF campus only.]
  • Early American Case Law - HeinOnline
    Includes: Federal Cases (1894-1897) and the so-called "Trinity Series" — American Decisions (1760 to 1869), American Reports (1870-1887), and American State Reports (1888 to 1911). Also includes: Mining Reports (1883-1906), Abbott's National Digest (1884-1889), and American Leading Cases (1872).
  • English Reports, Full Reprint (1220-1867) - HeinOnline
    More than 100,000 English cases, spanning seven centuries, plus Statutes of the Realm, (1235-1713).
  • Environment & Safety Library - Bloomberg BNA
    Federal cases, statutes, regulations, agency documents, executive orders, analysis, and news.
  • Environmental Law Reporter
    Federal and state cases, statutes and regulations; news, analysis, and updates; background information on foreign and international environmental law. [Zief Law Library only.]
  • European Centre for Minority Issues - HeinOnline
    Publications of the ECMI, including ECMI Reports and Working Papers. ("The ECMI conducts practice-oriented research, provides information and documentation, and offers advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe.")
  • Export Reference Guide
    A thorough source for key data on current foreign import regulations, tariff systems and exchange controls, trading procedures, and interactive tax forms. From Bloomberg BNA.

"F" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Fastcase
    Coverage: U.S. Supreme Court opinions; federal courts of appeal and district court opinions; state supreme and appellate court opinions; statutes/codes; administrative regulations; court rules; state attorney general opinions. [On-campus alternative: Fastcase (on-campus link)] [Access for USF students, faculty, staff, and authorized library users. Non-USF, non-campus users may subscribe to Fastcase at a rate of $65 to $ 95 per month ($695 or $995 per year), depending on content selected.]
  • Federal Register Library - HeinOnline (1936 - current)
    The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. HeinOnline adds the U.S. Gov’t Manual and the Daily and Weekly Compilations of Presidental Documents. [A free Federal Register is available from]
  • Foreign & International Law Resources - HeinOnline
    Yearbooks of international law, digests of United States practice in international law, decisions of international tribunals.
  • Foreign Law Guide
    Covers over 170 countries/jurisdictions. Cites to laws in the original language (and, where possible, in English) in official or other authoritative sources. Also includes brief overviews of each country's legal system.
  • Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) - HeinOnline
    "The official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. It is comprised of more than 500 books beginning with Abraham Lincoln's administration in 1861 and continuing to the administration of Richard Nixon in 1975."
  • Fusion - find articles, books, and more at USF
    Fusion searches all the materials in USF's library catalog, Ignacio, as well as the content of the majority of USF's many journal article databases. Gleeson library has this overview of Fusion.

"H" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Hague Academy Collected Courses Online / Recueil de Cours, 1923 to present - HeinOnline
    Courses given at the prestigious Hague Academy of International Law. Also includes "Law Books of the Academy," workshops, and periodic indexes for volumes 201 forward.
  • Harvard Research in International Law - HeinOnline
    Complete reprint of the original Harvard Research in International Law (1929-1930), plus the Contemporary Analysis and Appraisal (2007). Includes links to law review articles by the contributors to the Harvard Research in International Law.
  • Health Law Resource Center - Bloomberg BNA
    Primary law (cases, statutes, regulations, and agency documents), analysis, and news on all aspects of health care law.
  • HeinOnline
    Full-text legal materials with exact page images. Includes: law reviews and journals; bar journals; federal statutory, congressional, and administrative materials; U.S. Reports; historical law books; some international law materials; English Reports; and more. HeinOnline also includes Fastcase Premium caselaw features, thanks to USF's Fastcase subscription. [If remote access is not working, try this on-campus HeinOnline link.]
  • History of Bankruptcy: Taxation & Economic Reform in America Part III - HeinOnline
    Legislative histories, documents, treatises and other classic books, and scholarly articles related to the development of bankruptcy law in America.
  • History of International Law - HeinOnline
    Books, articles and other documents dating back to 1690 and covering topics including: War & Peace, Nuremberg Trials, Law of the Sea, International Arbitration, Hague Conferences and Conventions.
  • History of Supreme Court Nominations - HeinOnline
    Includes the complete Supreme Court of the U.S. Hearings and Reports on Successful and Unsuccessful Nominations of Supreme Court Justices, by the Senate Judiciary Committee. A Browse-by-Justice option allows you to see relevant documents related to that Justice — including nomination hearing transcripts, links to articles, and a bibliography of other works.
  • Health Law & Business Library - Bloomberg BNA
    "Portfolios" with in-depth explanations of legal principles and transactions. Portfolios cover: Antitrust; Contracting Issues; Fraud & Abuse; Operational Issues; Structural & Legal Issues; Tax-Exempt Health Care Entities; Transactional Issues. Also includes summaries of recent state legislation and links to Health Law Reporter.

"I" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S. - HeinOnline
    Includes BIA Precedent Decisions, hearings, legislative histories, laws, regulations, policy studies, scholarly articles, and an extensive bibliography, and other related works.
  • Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) - HeinOnline
    Citations to scholarly articles on foreign, comparative and international law from law journals around the world. Covers 1960 to present; fully searchable from 1985 to the present. For search tips, see the Cheat Sheet. (IFLP from 1960 to 1985 in print is at K 33 .I522 Law Reference.)
  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books
    Comprehensive citations to articles from 1908 to the present. Full text available for selected recent articles. For search tips, see the Cheat Sheet. (For current USF students, faculty, and staff.) (ILP for years prior to 1908 is at K 33 .I54 Law Reference.)
  • Intellectual Property Law Collection - HeinOnline
    Focuses on copyrights, patents and trademarks in the United States and includes nearly 2 million pages of legislative histories, treaties, and classic intellectual property texts. Includes Manual of Patent Examining Procedure and Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure.
  • Intellectual Property Law Resource Center (with United States Patents Quarterly) - Bloomberg BNA
    Cases, statutes, regulations, news, analysis (including many respected BNA IP treatises and practice guides), and practice tools for copyright, trademark, and patent law. Also includes: United States Patents Quarterly, first and second series; the Manual of Patent Examining Practice; Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal.
  • CCH Intelliconnect
    Primary law (cases, statutes, regulations), practice materials, and news covering: advertising; antitrust & trade regulation; banking; bankruptcy; benefits; consumer financial services; corporate governance; estate planning; food, drugs & devices; government contracts; health care compliance; intellectual property; labor & employment; mergers & acquisitions; pensions; privacy; products liability & safety; securities, commodities; tax; transportation. Intelliconnect usually (though not always) seems to be more stable on Chrome. [On-campus alternative: Intelliconnect (on-campus link)]
  • International Law Association Reports - HeinOnline
    Reports, records of the discussions at Conference working sessions and adopted Resolutions. ("The International Law Association's objectives are the study, clarification and development of international law, both public and private, and the furtherance of international understanding and respect for international law.")
  • International Law Reports -
    Selected leading decisions from domestic courts, international courts, and arbitral tribunals . Coverage: 1902 – present. Also available in print, KZ 64 .I55 Law Stacks.
  • Internet Law Resource Center - Bloomberg BNA
    Primary law, analysis, and news covering: criminal law; freedom of speech; intellectual property; commerce and taxation; jurisdiction and procedure; privacy; and telecommunications.
  • Israel Law Reports - HeinOnline
    Over 220 English translations of decisions of the Supreme Court of Israel. Includes Israel Law Reports and Selected Judgments of the Supreme Court of Israel . Currently covers 1948 to 2006.
  • Ignacio - USF Libraries Catalog
    Use Ignacio to find books — including ebooks — and journals at USF's Gleeson and Zief Libraries.

"J" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Jessup Library - HeinOnline
    Problems, Judges' Briefs, Rules, and leading written memorials from Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competitions from 1960 to the present. Also includes several publications from the International Law Students Association..
    Multi-disciplinary digital archive of back issues (JSTOR generally lacks the latest three years) of hundreds of scholarly journals. USF has these JSTOR collections: Arts and Sciences I to IV and VI, and Health and General Sciences. (Joint Gleeson Library/Zief Library subscription.)

"K" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Kluwer Law International Journal Library - HeinOnline
    "Contains 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."

"L" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Labor and Employment Law Resource Center / Labor Relations Reporter - Bloomberg BNA
    Cases, statutes, regulations, agency documents, a case digest, summaries of the law, and detailed analysis covering: fair employment practices; individual employment rights; wage & hour law; labor-management relations; labor arbitration; Americans with disabilities. Also includes the Affirmative Action Compliance Manual for Federal Contractors and the EEOC Compliance Manual.
  • Law Journal Library - HeinOnline
    Almost complete, full-text coverage of all United States law reviews and journals, in most cases starting with the first volume of the journal and including all but the most recent volume. For search tips, see the cheat sheet. (For current USF students, faculty, and staff.) [If remote access is not working, try this on-campus HeinOnline link.]
  • Law360
    Legal news and analysis. Law360 "has more than 40 practice area, industry, and state sections that cover litigation, legislation and regulation, corporate deals, major personnel moves, and legal industry news and trends." [This link is for on-campus access only. Law360 content is also available to law students, faculty, and staff via LexisAdvance.]
  • LawInfoChina /
    Laws & regulations; judicial cases; tax treaties; gazettes; legal news; journals; Law Yearbook of China; white papers. English-language interface. Documents are in English translation with parallel Chinese text. For search help, see the Search Tips and FAQ. (For Chinese-language interface, visit ChinaLawInfo.)
    Employment law case law database and three newsletters: Employment Law Memo, NLRB Memo, and Arbitration Memo. [For current USF Law School faculty, students and staff only. Advance registration at the LawMemo sign-up page is required. For help, speak to a Zief Law Library research librarian.]
  • Legal Classics Library - HeinOnline
    Full-text, exact page images of over 1,400 classic law books, including many early American, British, and Commonwealth titles.
  • Legal Scholarship Network
    Scholarly working papers (articles in progress) and articles accepted for publication. [No charge for searching and downloading; no access restrictions.]
  • LegalTrac / Legal Resource Index
    Comprehensive citations to law review articles from 1980 to the present. Also includes citations to selected legal magazines and newspapers. Full text available for selected recent articles. For search tips, see the Cheat Sheet. (For current USF students, faculty and staff.)
  • Lexis Advance
    Full-text law, legal information, and news. (from Lexis Advance you can go to, if necessary). [For current USF Law School faculty, students and staff only. Individual passwords required.]
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Full-text law, legal information, and news [For current non-law-school USF faculty, students and staff only.]
  • LLMC Digital
    Historical full-text case reports, administrative law decisions, government documents, early law books, canon law documents, and more, with exact page images. (Tip for Mac users: try Safari or Chrome.)

"M" - Zief Digital Collection

"N" - Zief Digital Collection

"O" - Zief Digital Collection

"P" - Zief Digital Collection

  • PACER - Federal Court Records & Documents
    PACER offers access to relatively recent federal district and appellate court documents. The search interface can be cumbersome and it is very helpful to know which court the case was in, and the case's docket/filing number.
    Contact any of the Zief Law Library's reference librarians for the library's PACER password and a brief PACER orientation.
  • Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law Publications - HeinOnline
    Includes "more than 50 publications from the prestigious Parker School of Foreign & Comparative Law at Columbia Law School, such as: Charles Szladits, A Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law and E. Allan Farnsworth, An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States." Publication dates range from the early 1950s to the mid 1990s.
  • Pentagon Papers - HeinOnline
    These "Pentagon Papers" are a United States Department of Defense history of the United States' political-military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967. Formal title: United States – Vietnam Relations, 1945–1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense.
  • Privacy & Data Security Law Resource Center - Bloomberg BNA
    Primary law, analysis and practice guides, topical portfolios, news, transactional materials. Covers: consumer, financial, health, and workplace privacy; data security and breach notification; global data protection. Includes the Privacy & Security Law Report, Privacy Law Watch, and the World Data Protection Report.
  • ProQuest Congressional
    Congressional hearings, reports, committee prints, Congressional Research Service reports, the Serial Set, and other important federal legislative history materials, covering both enacted laws and non-enacted legislation. (Joint Gleeson Library/Zief Library subscription.) [On-campus alternative: ProQuest Congressional (on-campus link)]
  • ProQuest Legislative Insight
    Compiled legislative histories for enacted laws, including (as searchable PDFs): the Public Law text; all versions of enacted & related bills; Congressional Record excerpts; and committee hearings; reports; and documents. Also included: committee prints; Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports; misc. congressional publications; Presidential signing statements. See the Quick Start Guide for more. Coverage begins with 1789. [On-campus alternative: ProQuest Legislative Insight (on-campus link)]
  • ProQuest Regulatory Insight
    Regulatory/administrative histories for individual federal statutes and executive orders. These histories help researchers "find out 'what happens next' during the rulemaking process undertaken to implement the law." Regulatory Insight includes the complete Federal Register (1936- ) and Code of Federal Regulations (1938- ). [On-campus alternative: ProQuest Regulatory Insight (on-campus link)]

"R" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Ravel
    USF law students, faculty, and staff have access to Ravel's Advanced plan, plus Judge Analytics. Ravel includes all Supreme Court opinions, and Federal court pinions from 1925 to the present, and state court opinions with varying ranges of coverage. (Ravel & Harvard plan to offer all US case law for free via their joint Free the Law project.) [Ravel Advanced with Judge Analytics access is on campus only.]
  • Restatements of the Law - HeinOnline
    Part of Hein's American Law Institute Library. Includes final versions and all drafts.
  • Revised Statutes of Canada - HeinOnline
    "Complete coverage of all six revisions from the official printed volumes of the Revised Statutes of Canada."

"S" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Scottish Legal History - HeinOnline
    Includes "the Stair Society Main (Annual) Series consisting of 53 volumes (1936-present), vols. 1-3 of the Stair Society Supplementary Series, as well as books, abridgments and links to scholarly articles from HeinOnline's Law Journal Library that discuss Scots law."
  • Selden Society Publications - HeinOnline
    Original source materials on "the history of
    the law, development of legal ideas, the legal profession, the courts, judges and lawyers, literature and legal
    records, and essentially everything that is characteristic of English common law and the legal system."
  • Serial Set - ProQuest Congressional
    The Serial Set, a sub-part of ProQuest Congressional, contains "reports and documents either produced or ordered by Congress, as well as presidential communications and treaty materials. Of particular importance to those who study law, the Serial Set contains Congressional legislative reports that provide unrivaled insight into the legislative intent of laws...." Also included are Senate Executive Documents from 1817-1978.
  • Session Laws Library - HeinOnline
    Session laws (chronological, official laws) of all 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Also covers the United States (U.S. Statutes at Large), Canada, Australia, and the Bahamas. Hein's goal is to have the laws of all states and jurisdictions from inception to present.
  • Social Media Law & Policy Report
    Cases, statutes, regulations, agency decisions and documents, ethics opinions, commentary, and continuously-updated news dealing with all aspects of social media and the law.
  • Sources of Compiled Legislative History - HeinOnline
    Part of HeinOnline's U.S. Federal Legislative History Library. [For current USF faculty, students, and staff.] Also available in print in the Zief Library at KF 42.12 1979 Law Reference.
  • Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf - HeinOnline
    Scholarly articles and tools for librarians, faculty, and students. Includes: AALL GD-SIS State Bibliographies, AALL Publication Series, dictionaries, newsletters, serials, cataloging publications, bibliographies, Cohen's Bibliography of Early American Law, Hein's Legal Research Guide series, memorials of law librarians, and more.
  • State Attorney General Reports and Opinions - HeinOnline
    Includes: "State Attorney General reports & opinions for all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands; Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice and the Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States." California Attorney General opinions are currently available from 1943 to the present.
  • State Reports: A Historical Archive - HeinOnline
    Historical case law reporters from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Date of coverage vary by state.
  • State Statutes: A Historical Archive - HeinOnline
    Superseded state statutes for all fifty states, with coverage extending back to 1717. Searchable by state, date, description, and text.
  • Statutes of the Realm - HeinOnline
    English statutes enacted between 1235 and 1714.
  • Subject Compilations of State Laws (1960- ) - HeinOnline
    "The most comprehensive source for identifying thousands of articles, books, government documents, loose-leaf services, court opinions and Internet sites that compare state laws on hundreds of subjects." By Cheryl Nyberg and Carol Boast Robertson. Currently covers 1960 to 2013.
  • Supreme Court Records and Briefs (1832-1978)
    Searchable, exact page images of U.S. Supreme Court petitions, briefs, and other documents. (From Gale Cenage Learning.)
  • Supreme Court Today - Bloomberg BNA
    Detailed information about cases pending in, and decided by, the U.S. Supreme Court. A part of Bloomberg BNA's United States Law Week.

"T" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Tax and Accounting Center - Bloomberg BNA
    Federal and state tax- and accounting-related legislation, regulations, and cases; Treasury Department and IRS documents; Tax Management Portfolios; Accounting Policy & Practice Portfolios; BNA tax newsletters and journals; and practice tools (forms, calendars, working papers, tables, charts and lists), including BNA's Tax Practice Series.
  • Tax Foundation Archive Publications - HeinOnline
    A "Complete archive of the Tax Foundation's publications, which contain information on taxation, fiscal policy, finance and more." More than 900 titles, including Tax Watch, Facts & Figures on Government Finance, Library Bulletin, IRET Publications, Civic Guides, and more.
  • Taxation & Economic Reform in America Parts I & II, 1781-2010 - HeinOnline
    "Documents detailing the historical economic foundation of regulations, laws, bills, hearings, debates and other legislation that have led to America’s current economic state."
  • TaxCore - Bloomberg BNA
    Daily publication reproducing the latest full-text, tax-related primary source documents: "official reports, statements, transcripts, memoranda, rulings, and other materials issued by public- and private-sector sources." Covers: Nov. 3, 1997 to present.

"U" - Zief Digital Collection

"V" - Zief Digital Collection

  • VersusLaw
    Law school access includes full-text U.S. state and federal cases and tribal court cases via VersusLaw's "Premium Plan." [Individual passwords required. For current USF Law School faculty, students and staff only. VersusLaw registration is required. Others must arrange their own personal subscriptions to VersusLaw.]

"W" - Zief Digital Collection

  • Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 1965-2009 - HeinOnline
    The "official publication of presidential statements, messages, remarks, and other materials released by the White House Press Secretary." Continued by the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents.
  • Westlaw
    Full-text law, legal information, and news. This link leads to the Westlaw law school site, from which law school users can link to: Westlaw and TWEN [For current USF Law School faculty, students and staff only. Individual passwords required.]
  • Women and the Law - HeinOnline
    "Women and the Law is a collection that brings together books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to women'’s roles in society and the law. This unique collection of materials provides a platform to research the progression of women’s roles and rights in society over the past 200 years. Also included are more than 70 titles from Emory University Law School’s Feminism and Legal Theory Project which provide a platform to view the effect of law and culture on the female gender."
  • World Constitutions Illustrated - HeinOnline
    Current and historical constitutions; books; articles; selected web sites.
  • World Trials Library - HeinOnline
    Materials related to notable trials. Includes: trial transcripts; other court documents; books analyzing trials; biographies of trial lawyers.
    Features "Dispute Settlement Commentaries" — succinct analyses of all World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel reports, appellate body reports, and arbitrations. Includes free full-text WTO reports and documents. [USF campus only.]
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