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19th Century Masterfile info

Coverage 1800 to 1900
Combination of indexes to nineteenth century journals and government publications. Includes Jones and Chipman's Index to Legal Periodical Literature (1786-1922), as well as other indexes to presidential papers, patents, & government publications. An English parliamentary history and index to debates is also included.

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American Indian Experience info

Coverage to present
Hundreds of American Indian primary documents and images, including treaties, speeches, traditional tales, and captivity narratives with contextual annotation; a wealth of maps and photographs; and hundreds of vetted Web sites.

American Indian Law Collection (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1700s to present
Full-text legal materials by and about Native Americans. Includes federal law relating to tribes, such as relevant sections of the US Code and CFR, some legislative history, and administrative decisions. Selected law from the tribes is also available including constitutions, codes, by-laws. Also includes some scholarly works.

American Law Sources Online info

Coverage to present
A compilation of links to freely accessible sources of law for the US, Canada and Mexico. Also contains links to sources of commentary and practice aids.

Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to competition and deceptive trade practices law. Covers federal, state, and international law.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law info

Coverage 1997 to present
Designed to be used as a self-guided tour of relevant, quality, up-to-date online resources covering important areas of international law.

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Badgerlink info

Coverage 1980s to present (updated daily)
Full-text articles from general (including some legal) journals and newspapers.

Bankruptcy Law Reporter (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to state and federal bankruptcy law.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Bloomberg BNA info

Coverage Coverage varies (updated weekly)
Formerly known as BNA Online, Bloomberg BNA is a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals. Its network of more than 2,500 reporters, correspondents, and leading practitioners delivers expert analysis, news, practice tools, and guidance. Bloomberg BNA’s authoritative coverage spans the full range of legal practice areas, including tax & accounting, labor & employment, intellectual property, banking & securities, employee benefits, health care, privacy & data security, human resources, and environment, health & safety.

Bloomberg Law info

Coverage to present (updated daily)
In addition to company and market news, information and filings, Bloomberg Law offers cases, statutes and regulations, state and federal dockets (comparable to PACER), and many transactional documents and clauses.

Law School users may request access by completing the form at the Bloomberg Law Website.


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CCH IntelliConnect (See IntelliConnect) info

Coverage 1939 to present (updated daily)
Full-text federal, state, and international tax information and materials. Includes legislation, reporters (Standard Federal Tax Reporter, Federal Tax Guide, U.S. Tax Treaties Reporter, state tax reporters, etc.), journals, treatises, and more. Also includes business and finance materials such as Federal Securities Law Reporter, Blue Sky Law Reporter, Trade Regulation Reporter, FERC Reporter and more. Registration required to access database. Funded in part by Corporate Practice Institute, Inc. Formerly known as CCH Internet Research Network and CCH Tax Research Network.


Checkpoint (Thomson Reuters) info

Coverage 1950s to present (updated daily)
Tax and accounting materials including the complete federal tax code, regulations, committee reports, and rulings. Also contains the Federal Tax Coordinator, U.S. Tax Reporter, Federal Tax Handbook, a news/current awareness section, as well as state tax cases, rulings, and legislation.

China Law Digest info

Coverage to present (updated monthly)
Monthly online publication offering the latest news on legal developments and judicial reform in China. In English and Chinese.

ChinaLawInfo info

Coverage 1949 to present (updated daily)
A nearly comprehensive collection of laws and regulations from China in Chinese. Coverage for cases is more selective. Also includes secondary legal information such as judicial explanations, research articles of legal studies, and more.

See also LawInfoChina - the English-language sister database to ChinaLawInfo.


Criminal Justice Abstracts info

Coverage 1968 to present (updated quarterly)
Abstracts of journal articles, books, reports, dissertations, and unpublished papers on criminalogy and related disciplines.


Criminal Law Reporter (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to federal and state criminal law.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

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Digital Commons Law Network info

Open source collection of institutional repositories from across the United States, including faculty scholarship, law review articles and conference proceedings. The network may be searched in specific areas of law, such as administrative law or constitutional law.

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E & E Publishing info

Coverage (updated daily)
Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) is the leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets. E&E's five daily online publications are considered "must-reads" by people who track and influence energy, environmental and climate policy. The subscription includes access to: EnergyWire, ClimateWire, E&E Daily, Greenwire and E&ENews PM. Key areas covered by E&E's reporters and editors: U.S. federal legislation, U.S. environmental regulation and federal agencies, International and U.S. climate policy issues, Global energy resources and markets, Unconventional energy (fracking, deep water, etc.), Electric utilities, Alternative energy, Air and water issues, Hazardous and toxic substances, Public lands, Endangered species, Mining and agriculture, Technology.

Electronic Commerce & Law Report (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to the digital economy.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Electronic Information System for International Law info

Coverage (updated daily)
Gateway to quality primary materials, authoritative web sites and helpful research guides to international law.

Employment Discrimination Report (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to equal employment opportunity.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Environment Reporter-Current Reports (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to environmental law.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

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Family Law Reporter (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to federal and state family law.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Foreign & International Law Resources Database (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1973 to present
International law publications, including prominent Yearbooks from around the world and proceedings of the American Society of International Law. Also contains U.S. law digests on international law and judicial decisions of the Hague Permanent Court of International Justice.

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Health Law Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to health law. Contains BNA's Health Law Reporter.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Hein Online info

Coverage 1220 to present (updated daily)
Full-text legal periodicals, historical texts, foreign & international materials, and primary legal materials in PDF, including the Federal Register, U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Reports & attorney general opinions, state session laws, and more.

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Intellectual Property Law Collection (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1909 to present
Contains more than 100 legislative histories from 1909 to date, more than 270 books, Code of Federal Regulations Title 37, U.S. Code Titles 17 & 35, Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, and the Trademark of Manual Examining Procedure.

Intellectual Property Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1929 to present (updated weekly)
Cases, statutes, regulations, manuals, news articles, and more relating to United States intellectual property law, including the United States Patent Quarterly. Contains BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

IntelliConnect (CCH) info

Coverage 1939 to present (updated daily)
Full-text federal, state, and international tax information and materials. Includes legislation, reporters (Standard Federal Tax Reporter, Federal Tax Guide, U.S. Tax Treaties Reporter, state tax reporters, etc.), journals, treatises, and more. Also includes business and finance materials such as Federal Securities Law Reporter, Blue Sky Law Reporter, Trade Regulation Reporter, FERC Reporter and more.

Formerly known as CCH Internet Research Network and CCH Tax Research Network.

To access database, you must first register for a user id and password and login on the first screen.

International Trade Reporter (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to United States trade and international business law.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

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JustCite info

Coverage Coverage varies to present (updated daily)
This citator allows the researcher to trace the history and update the status of cases, legislation, and journal articles from the UK, Ireland, and the EU (with limited coverage of other common law jurisdictions). It includes a visual map which allows the user to see the relationships between the relevant cases, statutes, articles, etc. Links to external full text sources are provided.

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KeyCite (Westlaw Patron Access) info

Coverage Coverage varies to present (updated daily)
Citation research service used to determine whether a case, statute, administrative decision, or federal regulation is good law and to find cases and other sources that cite it.

KeyCite on Westlaw Patron Access is only available on the three computers labeled "Law Library Workstation" on the fifth floor of the Law Library and selected computers at Memorial Library and the Business Library.

KluwerArbitration info

Coverage Coverage varies to present (updated daily)
Full-text primary and secondary materials and commentary in the field of arbitration. This includes Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs), court decisions & arbitral awards, legislation, rules, conventions, commentary and news.

Kodeks info

Coverage 1991 to present (updated daily)
A Russian-language database of legislation from Russia, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the republics, regions and territories of the Russian Federation. Includes legislative acts issued by approximately 200 executive, legislative, and judicial branches of Russia.

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Labor & Employment Law Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage Coverage varies to present (updated weekly)
Cases, statutes, regulations, manuals, news articles, and more relating to United States labor and employment law.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln info

Coverage 1836 to 1861
Original documents from Lincoln's law practice, including facts about cases and non-litigation activities handled by Lincoln and his law partners.

LawInfoChina info

Coverage 1949 to present (updated daily)
A nearly comprehensive collection of laws and regulations from China in English. Coverage for cases is selective.

See also ChinaLawInfo - the Chinese-language sister database to LawInfoChina.


Lawyers' Manual of Professional Conduct (ABA/Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, opinions, and other supporting legal documents relating to legal ethics, malpractice and other issues concerning the legal profession.

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Legal Opinions and Manuals info

Coverage 1975 to present (updated annually)
Summaries of all League opinions and full-text opinions. Also includes several of the League's manuals and conference papers. CD-ROM database available on Law Library computers 1,2, and 4.

LegalExplorer (State Bar of Wisconsin) info

Coverage to present
Legal information and educational resources.

LexisNexis Academic info

Coverage Coverage varies to present (updated daily)
Legal, news, reference, and business sources. Legal tab contains United States federal and state case law, codes, and regulations, as well as law reviews and legal news. Also includes foreign and international primary sources.

LexisNexis for Law Schools info

Coverage Coverage varies to present (updated daily)
Extensive collection of legal, news, reference, and business sources. Contains primary legal resources (cases, statutes, regulations, etc.) and secondary materials (journal articles, worldwide news, business sources, etc.).Non law school users may use LexisNexis Academic.

For assistance with passwords, see the LexisNexis & Westlaw IDs form. To receive a password, you must be an authorized user and affiliated with the Law School. Incoming Law Students will receive their ID at orientation. If you are an incoming law student and do not receive an ID, please fill out the ID form.

LLMC Digital info

Coverage 1700s to present
Case law, legislation, regulations and other materials from the U.S. (federal, states, military, Native American), Canada, UK and other foreign countries. Coverage is especially good for older materials, although some newer content is available including California Records and Briefs.

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Manupatra info

Coverage Late 19th Century to present (updated Daily)
A database of legal materials from India, including the full text of cases from the Supreme Court of India, the state High Courts, and courts during the colonial period. Also includes national and state legislation, bills from the central parliament, committee reports, and more.

Medical Research Law & Policy Report (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 2002 to present (updated semimonthly)
Tracks the most significant regulatory and legal developments in medical research.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

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PAIS (Public Affairs) info

Coverage 1972 to present (updated daily)
An index to world-wide literature concerning public policy, social policy, and the social sciences. Includes journal articles, books, government documents, statistical compilations, committee reports, directories, and more.

Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to intellectual property.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Practical Law Company (PLC) info

Coverage to present
Model transactional documents (with legal drafting and negotiating tips), step-by-step checklists, timelines, handy overviews of transactional practice areas and legal updates on the latest market developments.

Law School users may request access by completing the form at .


Public Library of Law info

Coverage 1790s to present (updated daily)
U.S. federal and state cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, constitutions and legal forms.

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Securities Regulation & Law Report (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated daily)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to securities and futures trading, as well as accounting.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

State of Wisconsin Collection info

The State of Wisconsin Collection brings together, in digital form, two categories of primary and secondary materials: writings about the State of Wisconsin and unique or valuable materials that relate to its history and ongoing development.

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Telecommunications Law Resource Center (Pike and Fischer) info

Coverage 1964 to present (updated daily)
Full-text collection of legal and regulatory developments in communications law. Includes FCC rules, communications-related cases, case digests, notices, statutes, news articles, FCC Record, FCC Daily Digest, and Telecom Law Report newsletter. Formerly known as Communications Regulation.

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U.S. Courts info

Coverage to present
Clearinghouse of information from and about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government. Contains background information about the court, rules, publications, links to federal appellate and district court web sites, and links to federal appellate case law.

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Westlaw CourtExpress info

Coverage to present (updated daily)
Database of state and federal dockets. Search for dockets by jurdiction, keyword, nature of suit, party name, attorney or judge, date, and more. Set up alerts to monitor new cases or track filings in a specific case.

Westlaw for Law Schools info

Coverage to present (updated daily)
Extensive collection of full-text legal, news, reference, and business sources. Contains primary legal resources (cases, statutes, regulations, etc.) and secondary materials (journal articles, worldwide news, business sources, etc.). Non law school users may use Westlaw Patron Access.

For assistance with passwords, see the LexisNexis & Westlaw IDs form. To receive a password, you must be an authorized user and affiliated with the Law School. Incoming Law Students will receive their ID at orientation. If you are an incoming law student and do not receive an ID, please fill out the ID form.

Westlaw Patron Access info

Coverage to present (updated daily)
Extensive collection of full-text legal, news, reference, and business sources. Contains primary legal resources (cases, statutes, regulations, etc.) and secondary materials (journal articles, worldwide news, business sources, etc.). Content roughly equivalent to Westlaw for Law Schools.

Westlaw Patron Access is only available on the three computers labeled "Law Library Workstation" on the fifth floor of the Law Library and selected computers at Memorial Library and the Business Library.

White Collar Crime Report (Bloomberg BNA) info

Coverage 1996 to present (updated weekly)
Full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to fraud and other white collar crimes.

Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Wisconsin Case Law and Administrative Decisions (State Bar of Wisconsin) info

Coverage 1989 to present (updated daily)
Wisconsin Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Tax Appeals, and WERC opinions and decisions.

Wisconsin Eye info

Coverage to present (updated daily)
Statewide public affairs broadcasting network. Includes Internet video of Wisconsin legislative sessions and meetings and Supreme Court oral arguments.

Wisconsin Municipal Records info

Coverage 1890s to present
Digital archive of municipal records from Wisconsin's towns, villages, cities and counties submitted to the Office of the Secretary of State. Records include incorporation papers, annexations, corporate boundaries, maps and litigation correspondence.

World Legal Information Institute info

Coverage to present
Case law, legislation, treaties, law reform reports, law journals, and other materials from foreign countries, the United States, and the 50 states.

WorldTradeLaw.Net info

Coverage Coverage varies to present
A comprehensive database for researching WTO dispute settlement. Highlights include the WTO panel/appellate body reports and related documents, commentary, dispute settlement tables and statistics, and a case law index. Also available are the WTO negotiating materials, as well as texts and documents related to GATT, NAFTA, and the Uruguay and Tokyo Round Agreements. The database has a wide range of search options. Most documents are in PDF.