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Almanac of the Federal Judiciary info

Coverage (updated quarterly)
Providing balanced and responsible profiles, the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary provides information about all federal judges and key bankruptcy and magistrate judges. The database provides a comprehensive overview of each judge's background, publication history, noteworthy rulings and other pertinent information. Search each judge's profile for terms and export information as needed.

Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy info

Coverage Pre-18th Century to present
Digital documents relative to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy, and government. Links to supporting documents referred to in the body of the texts.

ConSource: The Constitutional Sources Project info

Coverage 18th Century
A collection of primary and secondary sources related to the formation and ratification of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Includes the Constitution and precedents, the Federalist Papers, James Madison's notes of the Constitutional Convention, the papers of George Washington, state constitutions and charters, ratification debates, and more.

Early American Case Law (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1894 to 1897
Contains the entire Federal Cases 30 book series (1894-1897) which contains more than 20,000 cases. Also included is the Trinity Series, which includes American Decisions, American Reports, and American State Reports.

Hurst Collection (J. Willard) info

Coverage 1932 to 1997
The J. Willard Hurst Collection details the career of the man commonly identified as the father of modern American legal history. Hurst was a professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he developed the field of American legal economic history through his scholarship and teaching. The collection includes Hurst's personal outlines and notes; course texts; publications; publication reviews; research notes; correspondence (incoming and outgoing); personnel records; photographs; audio recordings; and typewriter.

World Constitutions Illustrated (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1812 to present
Current constitutions for every country in the original language along with at least one English translation. Includes expert commentary, the complete set of the British and Foreign State Papers, and other significant Sources such as Country Studies, the World Fact Book, Annual Human Rights Reports Submitted to Congress by the U.S. Department of State, and much more. Each country is linked directly to relevant primary and secondary sources.



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