Access West Academic hornbooks, concise hornbooks and nutshell series titles. These study aid titles cover 1L courses such as civil procedure and legal research, writing as well as 2L & 3L courses such as evidence. Titles focused on specialized skills, topics and areas of the law such as interview and counseling, appellate advocacy, and consumer law are also provided. Other titles on academic success (while in law school and in preparing for the bar) and on career success are also available.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Provides detailed legal industry business information, competitive intelligence, and market data. Includes Am Law 100 data as well as other surveys, lists, rankings, special reports, detailed law firm profiles, etc.
Casetext is an artificial intelligence powered legal research platform. It includes a database of federal and state case law and statutes, the Code of Federal Regulations, and tax, patent, and immigration appeals board decisions. CARA A.I. is the artificial intelligence technology available with Casetext, that provides enhanced search capabilities. Current law students and faculty can sign up for free access to Casetext.
Foreign Policy is devoted to coverage of global affairs, including news, analysis and commentary on a wide array of social, economic, political, environmental, science and technology-related issues. Content on its website is arranged in various sections including: News, Opinion, Regions, Channels (including a LAWFARE channel focusing on law and politics issues) and a Features section that includes photo essays, podcasts and articles. The current issue of the bimonthly print publication, Foreign Policy Magazine, as well as an archive of past issues back to the first issue (Winter, 1970) is available from the website. Browse, search and other useful user-friendly features are provided.
Search a growing database of laws from 70 foreign countries. Laws are machine translated into English. Includes links to official full-text source where available. Additional content includes a Regulatory Tools section with regulatory impact statements, definitions extracted from legislation worldwide, regulatory case studies, and curated case studies.
This citator indexes, provides cross-references and links to cases, legislation, EU & Council of Europe (CoE) documents, and scholarly journal articles. Links are provided to the full-text documents as available from both commercial databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, and Justis, and open access sources such as BAILII and government websites. The case law jurisdictions include the UK, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and other commonwealth countries. Case law from the EU, ECHR and other European courts are also included. The indexed legislation includes: acts and statutory instruments from the UK, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, UK Civil Procedure Rules, and Irish Acts and Statutory Instruments. The Official Journal of the EU, CELEX documents, and CoE documents such as treaties, conventions and charters, are also indexed in JustCite.
Contains a rich collection of international arbitration materials, including primary sources such as ICC cases and awards as well as secondary materials that provide analysis and commentary from expert scholars and practitioners
Collects and analyses primary materials on international organizations (IOs), ranging from their constituent instruments, resolutions, agreements with host states, to national and international court decisions and states' declarations and policy statements. The resource includes materials on lesser-known and regional organizations as well as well-known ones such as the UN, WHO, IMF, and World Bank.