Resources to help you conduct legal research.
- Boston College Law School Research Guides: series of research guides on a variety of topics, prepared by Boston College Law School. Guides include, among others, Finding Cases, Using Law Reviews, Using Statutes, Federal Legislative History, Massachusetts Legal Research and Regulations Research.
- Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries: "Seventeen public law libraries located across Massachusetts, dedicated to serving the bench, bar and public."
- Free and Low Cost Legal Research: An online guide developed by the Georgetown University law Center Library.
- Google Scholar: As of November 2009, includes legal journals and some caselaw. Use the advanced search for more options.
- Free Full-text Online Law Review/Law Journal Search Engine: created by the ABA in November 2009. Searches 300 online law reviews and law journals, as well as document repositories hosting academic papers and related publications such as Congressional Research Service reports
- Online Legal Research:Beyond LexisNexis and Westlaw: A guide prepared in April 2009 by the UCLA School of Law Library.
- Web Searching With Advanced Commands:
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