Duquesne University School of Law

Legal Research Guides - Legal Research

Introductory Resources (Study Aids)

Call Numbers for General Browsing

K85-K89   Law in General - Legal Research
KF240-KF247   U.S. Law - Legal Research – Legal Bibliography

Treatises

Legal Research Databases

The following are a list of our available paid databases for legal research and most databases have online tutorial help.  Brief descriptions of each database is available on our "Legal Research Databases" page (some sites may require that you sign in before proceeding):

Bloomberg BNA Online:

Lexis Advance:

Westlaw:

Legal Research in General

Pennsylvania Legal Research in General

General Free Legal Research Websites

Free Government Legal Research Websites

Free Case Law Websites

Free Court Rules Websites

Free Government Department Research Websites

Free Legislative History Websites

Congressional Bills:

Hearings:

Committee Reports:

Other Libraries' Legal Research Guides

General Legal Research   

Case Law

Cite Checking and Citators             

  • Cite Checking and Library Research (Gallagher Law Library – U. of Washington) (note: this references their collection but has very good general research information on cite-checking and researching case law)
  • Cite Checking Checklist (ProParalegal)
  • Cite Checking for Law Journals (Loyola L.A.  Law School) (note: this references their collection but has very good general research information on cite checking law journals)
  • Cite Checking Steps (U. of San Diego School of Law) (note: this references their collection but has very good general research information on cite checking)
  • Law Review Cite Checking Resources (U. of Oklahoma)
  • Online Citators (Gallagher Law Library – U. of Washington) (note: this references their collection but has very good general research information on cite checking and online citators)

Court Rules

Digests & Encyclopedias

Government Documents

Legal Forms

Legislative Histories

Newspapers & Periodicals

  • Articles for Legal & Non-Legal Research (Georgetown Law Library) (note: this references their collection but has very good general search information on Legal Research Material)
  • Newspaper Articles Research (Georgetown Law Library) (note: this references their collection but has very good general research information on researching newspaper articles)

Records and Briefs

Secondary Materials

Statutes

Blogs

Gumberg Library Databases

 

Prepared by Patty Horvath
3/14/2016