Access legal treatises, practice guides, and study aids in Ebook format. Study aid series include:
Questions and Answers
Skills & Values
Understanding Note: Users other than UMN Law School faculty, students & staff, may only access this Ebook collection from within Mondale Hall (click on the "Sign In as Guest" button). When you locate a title you wish to view, follow these steps:
Click on the "Borrow" button below the title.
Click on the "Go to Checkouts" button.
Click on the "Read (in your browser)" button. This will allow you to "borrow" a title and view it within your browser.
You can only view/check out one title at a time as a Guest User.
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.
LexisNexis Courtroom Cast is a legal learning platform that integrates text, audio, and video, in a searchable and browsable database. The AudioCaseFiles component includes downloadable audio files browsable by subjects and casebooks. The Courtroom Cast Videos collection contains a searchable/browseable database of thousands of videos from trials, hearings, and oral arguments. Note: access to "live" trials (non-archived content) is not available on the law school subscription. Courtroom Cast Training Libraries stream online real trial video highlights with commentary and analysis keyed to a breakdown of trial advocacy, litigation training, and rule of evidence topics. Note: Access is limited to UMN Law School faculty, students, and staff. First-time users are required to register by clicking on the "Sign Up" button on the Sign In page. You must use your umn.edu email address when registering and signing-in. A "Forgot Password" link is available on the sign-in page for users to reset a lost or forgotten password.