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A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies

Index providing website link, address, email and phone numbers for all current federal government departments and agencies.

ABA Law Collection Periodicals on Hein OnlineUCB only

Complete, up-to-date access to all periodicals published by the American Bar Association, covering all areas of American law.  Provided by Hein Online in partnership with the American Bar Association.

ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional ConductUCB only

Detailed analyses of laws and rules that govern the practice of law, including state-by-state rulings.

Academic Search CompleteUCB only

A multidisciplinary index to articles in more than 13,600 journals; full-text is available for over 9100 journals, pdf content back to 1887, and searchable cited references for 1400 journals.

AccessUN: The Readex Index to United Nations DocumentsUCB only

AccessUN is a commercially published index that provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications including treaties.  Some documents are available in fulltext.  

Accounting Policy & Practice Report (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Guidance on emerging, evolving, and complex issues relating to accounting rules and principles, financial statements and disclosures, management control and analysis, auditing principles and standards, and accounting practice and responsibility.

Administrative Decisions of Federal Agencies

List of sources of federal agency decisions, actions, and FOIA reading rooms. Links to administrative actions which are outside the scope of the Code of Federal Regulations or the Federal Register. Organized by topic. Compiled by the University of Virginia Library.

Administrative Office of the United States Courts

A clearinghouse for information from and about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government.

African Journal Archive

The African Journal Archive is a retrospective digitisation project of full-text, multi-disciplinary journal articles published in Africa in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. Includes the Botswana Law Journal, the Comparative and International Journal of Southern Africa, and Law, Democracy and Development.

Almanac of the Federal JudiciaryUCB only

The Almanac of the Federal Judiciary provides judicial profiles of every federal judge and all the key bankruptcy judges and magistrate judges in the U.S. Profiles include each judge's academic and professional background, experience on the bench, noteworthy rulings, media coverage and information based on interviews with lawyers who have argued cases before them. Important insights into each judge's style, demeanor, knowledge, and management of courtroom proceeding as well as commentary by lawyers based on first-hand experiences are often included.

American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing statistical survey designed to provide communities a fresh look at how they are changing. It is a critical element in the Census Bureau's reengineered decennial census program. The ACS collects and produces population and housing information every year instead of every ten years.

American Presidency Project (UC Santa Barbara)

Searchable text of documents and data tabulations relating to the American presidency, including some resources going back to 1789-.

Animal Studies: Law, Welfare and RightsUCB only

Via Hein Online, this collection includes more than 650 titles and nearly 300,000 pages related to the background and evolution of the basic rights of animals. With titles from the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Welfare Institute, this collection aims to establish the foundational laws and ideas pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. Animal Studies: Law, Welfare, and Rights is essential for any researcher looking for a wealth of information on animal law.

Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal TribunalsUCB only

Provides commentary on, and full text of, the most important decisions of the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Rwanda (ICTR) and Timor-Leste, as well as The Special Court for Sierra Leone and the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Federal, state, and international coverage of competition and deceptive trade practices law.

Appeals to the Privy Council From The American Colonies: An Annotated Digital Catalogue

Focuses on all currently known colonial cases appealed to the Privy Council from the American colonies and provides links to original documents in England and the United states.  Also includes images of surviving briefs filed in 54 of these appeals. Preliminary lists of appeals from Canada and from the Caribbean also are included.

Arbitration Law Database (Juris)UCB only

A large collection of secondary sources on international and domestic arbitration and dispute resolution published by Juris Net. Includes many journals, monographs, practice guides and looseleaf publications in PDF format. The content can be searched by keyword, jurisdiction, etc. or the titles can be browsed.

ASEANLEXUCB only

Provides English translations of the business laws of Indonesia, Myanmar, and Cambodia. Researchers can search or browse each country. Translated laws from Thailand and Laos will be added in the future. New translations are added monthly.

Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII)

AustLII provides free internet access to Australasian legal materials. It publishes public legal information -- that is, primary legal materials (legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals); and secondary legal materials created by public bodies for purposes of public access (law reform and royal commission reports for example) and a substantial collection of law journals.

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Beck-OnlineBoalt only

Beck-Online provide access to German law, including statutes, cases, journal articles, and commentaries. Available in German only.

bepress Legal Repository

The bepress Legal Repository offers downloadable pdfs of working papers and pre-prints from scholars and professionals at top law schools around the world.

Berkeley Municipal Code

City maintained website with general info on the municipal code, the complete municipal code and zoning ordinance, and ordinances pending codification.

Bill Information (California, 1993 - present)

Search each two-year session by bill number, keyword or author. Includes full text of all version of bills, resolutions and constitutional amendments. Also included are status, history, vote analyses and veto messages.

Bloomberg BNAUCB only

Wide collection of publications and alert services that includes both primary legal sources, analytical materials, business and government information and analysis. Specialty areas include corporate law & business; employee benefits; employment & labor law; environment, health & safety; health care; human resources; intellectual property; litigation; and tax & accounting. Each topical area (e.g. antitrust, environment) is also separately cataloged in the database list.

Bloomberg LawBoalt only

Bloomberg Law provides subscription-based search technology, legal content, proprietary company information, and real-time news to lawyers and other legal professionals. Bloomberg Law services encompass legal databases and information resources that include: dockets, law reports, citations, and transactional information. View the training videos for help with searching, and see the topical course-related materials for course support (login req'd).

Requires individual password. NOTE: Browsers configured to use the proxy will give an error message such as "Proxy Server Refused Connection" or "This site cannot be reached" when you try to access a resource URL that starts with https (e.g., Bloomberg Law). If you encounter this error, access a different resource whose URL does NOT begin with https (such as HeinOnline). Open HeinOnline in a new tab, then continue to Bloomberg Law.

BNA's Bankruptcy Law Reporter (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Provides regular, in-depth coverage of developments in state and federal bankruptcy law.

BNA's Employment Discrimination Report (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Comprehensive coverage of judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in the area of equal employment opportunity, the Report spans all areas of EEO policy and practice.

BNA's Health Law Reporter (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Latest legal developments that influence the health care industry, including new cases, federal and state legislation, rules from federal regulators, and enforcement trends.

BNA's Patent Trademark & Copyright Journal (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Provides comprehensive news and analysis of the most important intellectual property cases, statutes, trends, and other key developments and their possible impact on the legal and business communities.

Briefs: Boalt Research Guide

Online and other sources for finding legal briefs from cases filed in state and federal courts. See U.S. Supreme Court tab for information regarding availability of recordings and transcripts of oral arguments.

British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII)

Freely available British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.

Bureau of Justice Statistics

Includes information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government including data collected from the US Census, the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting program and National Incident-Based Reporting Systemas well as other Federal agencies such as the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and the Federal Bureau of Prison. Incoporates the Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center.

Business Monitor International (BMI Research)UCB only

Business Monitor International (BMI Research) provides independent analysis and forecasts on countries, industries and financial markets. Covers macroeconomics, political risk and 24 industry verticals across 200 global markets.  Provides economic and political analysis and forecasts. Covers the U.S. and over 50 foreign countries.

 

Business Source CompleteUCB only

This database offers a large index of peer-reviewed, scholarly business journals as well as industry trade publications. information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more. The database also includes other sources of full text information such as country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group and CountryWatch and detailed company profiles for over 1 million of the world's public and private companies.

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California Administrative Law (UC Hastings)

UC Hastings Law Library Research Guide provides direction on finding and updating current California regulations as well as finding superseded regulations and regulatory history.

California Ballot Measures

From the UC Hastings Law Library, this database is "a comprehensive, searchable source of information on California ballot propositions and initiatives from 1911 to the present."  It includes the full text of individual ballot propositions and accompanying information contained in the ballot pamphlets.

California Ballot Propositions

Includes information for California Ballot Propositions from 2007 to present. Updates follow every California election involving ballot measures. The description includes the bolded number of the proposition, the title(s) for the ballot measures as printed as the heading in the voter pamphlet and any additional popular or alternative names of acts are listed in parenthesis. Finally, the statutes and bill numbers are included for ballot measures created by legislative effort. (NOTE: Links to the UC Hastings ballot databses on this page are bad. Nov. 21, 2014)

California Climate Solutions

California Climate Policy Solutions serves as the hub for the "Climate Change & Business Research Initiative," a collaboration between Berkeley Law's Center for Law, Energy, & the Environment (CLEE) and UCLA Law's Emmett Institute on Climate Change & the Environment.

California Code of Regulations

This searchable database includes the full text of the current California Code of Regulations.

California Courts Policy & Administration

The policy and administration branch of the California courts which has policy-making authority over the state court system.

California Courts: The Judicial Branch of California

The homepage for the California court system links through to the self-help center, recent opinions, forms, court rules, and juror information.

California Governors' Executive Orders

Executive Orders promulgated by California governors from 1999 to the present.

California Law

California laws currently in effect, arranged by subject into 29 codes. Searchable by code name and keyword but not annotated.

California Law Revision Commission

The California Law Revision Commission is an independent state agency that assists the Legislature and Governor by examining California law and recommending needed reforms.The database includes active studies as well as recommendations.

California Local Ballot Measure Election Results

Election results from city, county, school district, and local ballot measure elections. The reports are completed in July of each year and include local election results from the previous calendar year. 1995 to date. Includes the text of ballot measures.  A joint project of the Center for California Studies and Institute for Social Research of California State University, Sacramento, and the Secretary of State.

California Local Codes and Charters

Via IGS web site. The IGS Library maintains a large depository collection of local ordinance codes and charters issued by California cities and counties and this page provides a list of currently available codes and charters issued in loose-leaf format. Links are provided to electronic versions of these documents, when available.

California Regulatory Notice Register

The Notice Register Index covers the past 12 months and is sorted by agency name and also includes archival material - check database for current extent of archival holdings.

California Senate Office of Research

The Senate Office of Research (SOR) is a nonpartisan office responsible for tracking emerging state and federal issues and acting as a liaison with think tanks and academic institutions. The site includes pdfs of both research reports and studies commissioned by SOR.

California State Assembly

Official website of the California State Assembly.

California State Senate

Official website of the California State Senate.

Cambridge CoreUCB only

Cambridge Core is the platform for Cambridge University Press's academic content. It replaces the Cambridge Books Online platform. This constantly growing collection of ebooks published by Cambridge University Press includes a substantial collection of law books as well as a full array of other subject areas.

Carswell eReference LibraryBoalt only

Canadian database containing The Law of Privacy in Canada; Aboriginal & Treaty Rights Practice; The Canadian Charter of Rights; Law of Confidential Business Information.

CEIC Global DatabaseUCB only

Macroeconomic, industrial, and financial data for countries world wide. Provides detailed macroeconomic data with more than one million time series for 121 countries, including National Accounts, Balance of Payments, Production, Sales,& Inventory, Banking, Construction, Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates, Government Finance, Investment, Demographics and Labor Markets, Economic & Household Surveys, Tourism, Inflation, Transport and Telecommunication, and Domestic & International Trade. Sources include International Organizations and National Statistics Offices. Click Guest Access for immediate access. Registration is free for UC Berkeley students staff and faculty and offers enhanced features.

CheckpointUCB only

Comprehensive tax and accounting research database covering tax and accounting laws and news at the international, federal, state and local levels.  Provides access to cases, rulings, journals, news and anaylsis.  Includes RIA Worldwide Tax Laws which provides English translations of tax and commercial laws from jurisdictions around the world.

CheetahUCB only

Cheetah is the legal research platform from Wolters Kluwer which will eventually replace CCH Intelliconnect. Cheetah provides access to statutes, cases, administrative agency materials, as well as treatises, reporters, newsletters, and blogs. Practice areas covered include Antitrust, Banking & Consumer Finance, Intellectual Property, Labor Law, Securities, Taxation and Corporate Law.

China LawInfo (Pkulaw.cn)UCB only

English language translations of laws, regulations, and cases from the People's Republic of China. Other legal news and information from China is available. The site is also available in Chinese which is more extensive than the English version.

China Laws for Foreign BusinessUCB only

(Via IntelliConnect). Commentary, case law, legislation and other primary source materials on business regulations, taxation and customs, local business regulations for Special Economic Zones, Open Cities, provinces and other locations.  In English and Chinese.   To access, wait for the Browse feature on the left hand side of the screen to load; click on the title at the top of the list.

CISG Database

Database on the 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) maintained by the Institute of International Commercial Law, Pace University Law School.  Includes text of the treaty, its legislative history, case annotations and scholarly writing.

Code Library (American Legal Publishing Corporation)

City codes and municipal ordinances for about 35 states and counting.

Code of Federal Regulations (Annual Edition)

Annual editions from 1996 to current available at FDsys, the portal of the United States Government Printing Office's Federal Digital System.

Code Publishing.Inc

Compilation of municipal codes for some states.

Coded Systems LLC

Publisher of local codes and other municipal government documents such as city council minutes for selected locations. Internet Explorer recommended.

CODICES

Constitutional law database of the Council of Europe's Venice Commission. Selected constitutional law cases from a vareity of jurisdictions, including some outside of Europe, that are in, or have been translated into, English and French.

Competition Policy InternationalUCB only

CPI provides news and commentary on competition and antitrust issues around the world. Also provides access to CPI Journal and Antitrust Chronicle.

Compilation of Presidential Documents (1992 - )

The Compilation of Presidential Documents collection consists of the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents and the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents which are the official publications of materials released by the White House Press Secretary. The Compilation of Presidential Documents is published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). 

Congress.gov

Official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information. It is produced by the Library of Congress (LOC). It includes Legislation from the 101st Congress (1989) to the present as well as member profiles from 1929 to the present and information on judicial nominations and treaties.

Congressional Hearings from the Law Library of Congress

The Law Library of Congress has joined in a pilot project with Google to digitize three collections of selectively compiled congressional hearings (Census, Freedom of Information/Privacy, and Immigration). Ultimately, this resource will provide full-text access to approximately 75,000 volumes of hearings held by the Law Library.

CQ AlmanacUCB only

From 1946 forward the CQ Almanac "offers original narrative accounts of every major piece of legislation that lawmakers considered during a congressional session." It is arranged by topic and "organizes, distills, and cross-indexes for permanent reference the full year in Congress and in national politics"

CQ MagazineUCB only

Source for expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering. Current archives go back to 1983 but see database for most current info.

CQ Press California Political AlmanacUCB only

Profiles of state legislators (Senate and Assembly), constitutional officers, state Supreme Court and appellate court justices, and representatives to the U.S. Congress. Overviews and essays on major players and events influencing the state's branches of government, including lobbyists and the media. Also includes: information on the state budget; maps of assembly, Board of Equalization, and Congressional and Senate districts; tables of state data, including gubernatorial elections, economics, and the history office holders. Note: It may not include the current year, check most recent coverage dates.

CQ Press Congress CollectionUCB only

Provides an historical analysis of members of Congress, their legislative voting behavior, interest group ratings, public policy legislation, current committees, background information and definitions, and chronology related to US Congress.

CQ Press Voting and Elections CollectionUCB only

Offers documents and data, authoritative analyses, background information and definitions, chronology, and historical material related to specific elections (Congressional, presidential, and gubernatorial) and the electoral process in America. A data set of voting/election statistics is available for exporting/downloading.

CQ ResearcherUCB only

CQ Researcher is the perfect answer for people who need a place to begin research on current topics. This weekly publication covers the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more. Users may browse through articles in the current issue or search for past articles using words, dates or other criteria. Coverage includes 1923 -present.

Criminal Law Reporter (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Reports on developments, trends, and emerging patterns in criminal law.

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DeJureUCB only

Italian law collection including legislation, cases, codes, regional laws, and legal doctrine and literature.

Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution

Digital edition of a landmark work in historical and legal scholarship that draws upon thousands of sources to trace the Constitution's progress through each of the thirteen states' conventions. Includes primary documentary sources dealing with the debate over the ratification of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights between 1787 and 1791. Over 60,000 documents have been digitized including convention and legislative records, private papers, newspapers, broadsides, and pamphlets.

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e-CFR (Electronic Code of Federal Regulations)

The eCFR is a daily updated, unofficial editorial compilation of CFR material and Federal Register amendments produced by the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and the Government Printing Office.

ebraryUCB only

Nearly 40,000 books (and constantly growing), from both academic and popular publishers, in a wide range of subject areas, including law, the sciences, social sciences, technology, the humanities, and more.  in order to download content, the user will be prompted to create a personal id. Downloading may require first creating a personal account with ebrary.

Economist Intelligence Unit (eiu.com)UCB only

Economist Intelligence Unit indepth global analysis and specific country analysis including Country Reports, Country Commerce, Country Finance, Country Navigation by Topic,, and Which MBA online.

 

EEBO (Early English Books Online)UCB only

Indexes over 125,000 volumes of early works printed in England or in English. These works constitute a significant portion of items included in the English Short Title Catalogue. It contains most of the works indexed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)UCB only

Contains over 180,000 fully searchable items published in Great Britain and its colonies, including those in North America, during the 18th Century. This database complements the materials found in Early English Books Online (EEBO), which covers 1475-1700. The resource is thus a rich source of information about the American and French Revolution, scientific and medical advances, literature, law, religion, industry, and all aspects of life in the 18th century.

EISIL (Electronic Information System for International Law)

EISIL is a database created by the American Society of International Law. It provides access to primary documents, web sites, and research guides on many international topics. EISIL provides value added information, such as legal citations, summaries of documents, and more.

elaws - "employment laws assistance for workers and small businesses"

Produced by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, elaws includes interactive e-tools called "Advisors" which provide easy-to-understand information about a number of federal employment laws. Texts of major federal labor laws are also available. Designed to be used by both employers and employees.

Electronic Commerce & Law Report (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Content previously contained in Communications Regulation from Pike & Fischer has been incorporated in this revised database along with additional analysis, news, case law, pleadings, statutes and regulations.

Electronic Resource Guide (American Society of International Law)UCB only

The purpose of the guide is to evaluate, organize, guide and explain electronic international legal resources. The various chapters are critically revised and updated on a six-month basis. Each chapter discuss the parameters and vagaries of electronic research in their fields of expertise. They set out basic strategies to find international legal materials and examine what resources are available on international environmental, economic and criminal law, private international law, human rights, treaties, international organizations, and the United Nations.

Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental LawUCB only

Envisioned to be a 12-volume set providing comprehensive coverage of environmental law, including national, regional, and international law. Volume 1 covers climate change and other volumes will cover water, energy, international treaties, trade and the environment, and more.

ElgaronlineUCB only

E-book collection from Edward Elgar Publishing. This collection focuses on the law titles, including research monographs, handbooks, and reference works. It excludes textbooks and journal reprint collections. The collection includes titles from 2007 forward, plus some pre-2007 titles.

EMIS DatabaseUCB only

EMIS provides company, industry, macroeconomic, and stock market information for dozens of developing countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. Full-text news and reports are available in English and local languages. This database includes financials for foreign public companies.

Employment Law Guide (U.S. Dept. of Labor)

The Guide describes the major statutes and regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that affect businesses and workers and is designed mainly for those needing "hands-on" information to develop wage, benefit, safety and health, and nondiscrimination policies for businesses.

Encyclopedia of Human RightsUCB only

This encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history. Coverage includes development of the movement, historical cases of abuse, the key figures, major organizations, and a range of other issues in economics, government, religion, and journalism that touch on human rights theory and practice.  A print version of this set is also available. 

Encyclopedia of Law and EconomicsUCB only

A major reference work in the field of law and economics. The Encyclopedia provides coverage of the major domain in law and economics, including: criminal law, regulation, property law, contract law, tort law, labor and employment law, antitrust law, procedural law, and the production of legal rules. Also available in print.

Encyclopedia of Private International Law

The entries cover a wide-range of topics within private international law from a comparative perspective. The set also includes national reports that describe the private international law regime of selected countries. A collection of legal instruments (codifications) are included, some with English translations, is included in the set.

Encyclopedia of The United Nations and International AgreementsUCB only

A classic reference work on the UN (and related bodies) and its role in international law and society. Quick access to major international treaties and documents. Entries are arranged alphabetically and there is a search engine.

Energy and Climate Report (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

News and information from around the world on energy and climate change issues, legislative and regulatory developments, court and administrative decisions, compliance news, state and federal government policies, international developments, emissions trading, and market information.

English ReportsUCB only

Via Justis.  Electronic version of the complete English Reports (KD270 1220 .E5) - cases decided in English courts from 1220 to 1873. Search over 100,000 cases and view as PDFs. To access, click on Cases, choose Data Sources tab in right window, expand All Cases, and select English Reports.

Environment Reporter (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Coverage of legislative, regulatory, legal, and policy news concerning the environment. Includes proposed, new, and amended federal and state laws, rules, standards, and other significant documents.

Environmental Law ReporterUCB only

Provides analysis and reporting on every aspect of environmental law. Includes current news, articles, cases, administrative documents, environmental statutes, international treaties and federal and state regulations. If the page does not load within 20 seconds, click the reload button (on Firefox) or select View > Refresh (on Internet Explorer); on the second try, the ELR page should load immediately.

EPA Regulatory Development and Retrospective Review Tracker (Reg DaRRT)

The EPA Regulatory Development and Retrospective Review Tracker (Reg DaRRT) provides information to the public on the status of EPA's priority rulemakings and retrospective reviews of existing regulations.

EUR-Lex

The EUR-Lex web site provides comprehensive and authoritative information on EU law. It offers multilingual full-text coverage of a wide range of legal materials and provides access to the founding treaties, as well as to legislation and case law of the European Court of Justice.

Europa World PlusUCB only

The online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. Covers political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories. Also includes information on international organizations.

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FactivaUCB only

Business news and information from thousands of sources in 28 languages, including influential local, national and international newspapers, leading business magazines, trade publications, and newswires. Exclusive combination of The Wall Street Journal (1979-present), Financial Times, Dow Jones, and Reuters and Associated Press newswires, as well as Reuters Fundamentals, and Bureau van Dijk company profiles.

Family Law Reporter (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Weekly newsletter covering important new federal and state cases, legislation, and trends on a variety of topics related to Family Law.

FDsys (GPO's Federal Digital System)

FDsys is a service of the Government Publishing Office.  Updated daily, FDsys provides free, permanent and searchable electronic access to thousands of official federal government publications produced by all three branches of the U.S. government including the Federal Register, the Congressional Record and the United States Code.

Federal Judicial Center

The research and education agency of the federal judicial system. Basic history of the federal courts and judges on the federal bench since 1789. Includes Federal Judges Biographical Database, Courts of the Federal Judiciary, Landmark Judicial Legislation, and Educational Programs and Materials.

Federal RegisterUCB only

Via HeinOnline. Search or browse issues from volume 1 (1936) to present. View or download PDFs. Federal Register indexes, accessible from the same HOL library, can be separately searched.

Federal Register (GPO)

Via FDsys, the portal for the United States Government Printing Office's Federal Digital System. Search issues from 1994 forward.

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)

Current and historical (to 1940s and earlier for many categories) statistics on banking, business, Consumer Price Indexes, employment & population, foreign exchange, Gross Domestic Product, interest rates, and other categories. Download MS Excel or text files, or use GeoFRED to create and download PDFs of maps showing data drawn from many of FRED's data series. Compiled by the Economic Research division of the Federal Reserve Bank. Historical data is available through this site on ALFRED.

FedStats

Provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. Offers convenient searching and linking capablilties to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.

FedWorld/FLITE Supreme Court Decisions 1937-1975

Full text of US Supreme Court decisions from volumes 300 to 422 of the US Reports.

Findlaw: California Supreme Court and Appellate Court Cases

Via Findlaw.com. Opinions of the California Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal from 1934 to the present. Includes the official citation and page numbers.

Findlaw: Cases and Codes

Via FindLaw, includes cases and codes at both the state and federal level, although coverage varies. Good collection of resources for all states, including official state web sites.

FiscalNoteUCB only

Enables users to search, track, and analyse legislative data from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Congress. Prophecy uses data, coupled with machine learning, to determine legislator sentiment and forecast policy outcomes.

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Flare Index to Treaties

University of London, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies' searchable database of basic information on over 2,000 of the most significant multilateral treaties from 1353 to the present, as well as a number of significant bilateral treaties signed between 1353 and 1815.  The Index includes only those treaties where there are three or more parties to the instrument.

Foreign & International Law Resources DatabaseUCB only

Via HeinOnline. This collection contains the full-text of many international law yearbooks and journals. It also contains U.S. international law practice digests, publications from international courts and tribunals, and other materials related to international and foreign law. The collection may be browsed or searched.

Foreign Law GuideUCB only

Provides brief introductory information on the legal systems of about 190 jurisdictions.  Also includes information primary law for these countries, laws by subject, and selected secondary sources.  Very useful for foreign and comparative legal research.

Founders Online

The full text, free and searchable correspondence and other writings of six major shapers of the United States:George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams (and family), Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison. Over 119,000 searchable documents, fully annotated, from the authoritative Founding Fathers Papers projects. This beta site, released June 2013, is a joint project of the National Archives and the University of Virginia Press.

Free Full-Text Online Law Review/Journal Search

From the American Bar Association, a free, searchable database of the full-text of over 400 online law reviews and law journals, as well as document repositories hosting academic papers and related publications such as Congressional Research Service reports. Coverage varies by publication.

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Gale Directory Library

Full text collection of authoritative directories on companies, publishers, associations and more. Includes the Encyclopedia of Associations (including International Organizations), the National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations, National Faculty Directory, Government Research Directory and Statistics Sources.

Global Arbitration Review (GAR)

Practice-oriented international arbitration journal with a global focus. Website also includes news updates, regional arbitration guides and other kinds of surveys. Print journal is also available.

Global Financial DataUCB only

Extremely long runs of historical data on stock prices, stock indices, and macroeconomic data for the U.S. and foreign countries. Our subscription includes the full service and these sub-sets: Long-term Financial, Interest Rate, United States Daily Stock Market, Global Stock Market, Total Return, Annual Data, and Dow Jones Industrial Average Intraday. Academic users can login one of two ways. If you login anonymously, you can search the database, access individual data series and graph individual series. If you login with your username and password, you can also access your personalized home page, which helps you to customize your access, and download multiple series into a single worksheet. You must use your university email address in creating the account.

Global Regulation

Search regulatory and statutory law for over 61 jurisdictions. Includes other kinds of regulatory search tools: impact statements from selected countries, regulatory case studies, and about 500 empirical regulatory case studies. Coverage of topics and jurisdictions varies. Many laws are translated into English.

Google Books

Fulltext searching of books scanned by Google. Full access to out-of-copyright books and previews of copyrighted books.

GOVINFO

GOVINFO is the Government Publishing Office's beta site scheduled to replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) website in 2017. It provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government including the Federal Register, CFR, US Code, the Congressional Record, the Federal Budget and a growing collection of judicial opinions.

Guide to Law Online (Library of Congress)

Provided by the Law Library of Congress, this site provides legal links and general resources to International and Multinational Law, Foreign Law, US Federal Law and US States and Territories including the constitutions and other historical documents of each state; the Governor, Attorney General, and Election Commission of each state; judiciary opinions of each state's Supreme Court and Court of Appeals; and the code of laws, acts, and bills of each state.

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Hague Academy Collected Courses OnlineUCB only

Electronic version of the print version of the Collected Courses (also known as Recueil des Cours). The courses provide thorough examinations of international relations and law issues.

Hague Journal on the Rule of LawUCB only

Journal regarding the rapidly-expanding field of the rule of law and related disciplines such as economic growth, poverty reduction, promotion of democracy, protection of human rights and geopolitical stability. Articles include the exchange of views between academics and practitioners and focus on the promotion of the rule of law on both the national and international stage.

HeinOnlineUCB only

Comprehensive legal research tool including access to the pdf full-text of complete runs  of many legal journals,  US statutes, codes, and congressional and executive documents, Supreme Court Library, state session laws and state statutes, the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, and many historical and international legal resources. Database is continually adding resources and expanding existing resources.

History of Bankruptcy: Taxation and Economic Reform in America Part IIIUCB only

Via HeinOnline. Database with legislative histories, treaties, documents, books and scholarly journal articles related to bankruptcy in the United States. In addition to full-text searching, can browse legislation by Public Law number or popular name.

History of Capital PunishmentUCB only

This online resource includes both database and PDF versions of the Eugene G. Wanger and Marilyn M. Wanger Death Penalty Collection: A Descriptive Bibliography, which represents more than 50 years of expert and extensive research on this subject. Also included are hundreds of books, pamphlets, periodicals, trial accounts, hearings and selected scholarly articles.

Hoover's OnlineUCB only

This is one of the better sources for profiles of medium to large U.S. and non-U.S. companies as well as profiles of industries. The advanced features are not included in the subscripton.

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IBFD (International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation)UCB only

A comprehensive collection of world-wide taxation laws and information. Includes tax treaties, individual and corporate taxation information, tax caselaw, and commentary on taxation and investment issues. E-books and journals are also included. To access, select "IBFD Tax Portal."

IBISWorldUCB only

Resource for current and detailed reports on over 700 industries in the U.S. Its business environment reports also examine the impact of demographics, consumer behavior, and economic activity on industrial segments. Short profiles of over 8,000 corporations are also provided.

IMF eLibraryUCB only

Full text of reports, books, and journals from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). (International Monetary Fund eLibrary) [1975 - ] less... Includes books, departmental papers, policy discussion papers, IMF staff country reports, working and occasional papers, pamphlets, and seminar volumes. Easy access to IMF data and statistical publications is also included. Earliest content dates back to the 1970s.

Immigration Executive Orders

Provides information and links to resources on researching President Trump's executive orders, and immigration law generally.

Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S.UCB only

Immgration Law & Policy in the U.S. is available from Hein Online. It includes current US code sections and regulations dealing with immigration, legislative histories, Board of Immigration Appeals decisions, treatises, scholarly articles, and extradition treaties among other sources.

Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales (ICLR)UCB only

ICLR publishes case law from the Superior and Appellate Courts in England and Wales. The case law platform goes back to 1865. A list of all of the ICLR reports is available on the website. The database also provides access to UK legislation back to 1267.

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (1985-)UCB only

Via HeinOnline. The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) database indexes articles as well as book reviews from more than 500 legal journals published worldwide, including journals, essay collections, festschrifts, and congress reports.  Access to full-text articles is available for more than 100 journals.

Index to Legal Periodicals and BooksUCB only

Index to Legal Periodicals and Books (1981 - present) and Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective (1918-1981) The Index to Legal Periodicals and Books indexes over 1000 leading legal journals, yearbooks, institutes, bar association journals, university publications and law reviews, and government publications from the United States, Puerto Rico, Great Britain, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The database also indexes some 1,400 monographs per year. In addition there is the Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective that indexes over 500 legal periodicals back to 1918.

Intellectual Property Law CollectionUCB only

Via HeinOnline. E-books, legislative histories, legislation, regulations, federal agency decisions, manuals and scholarly articles related to intellectual property law. Continuously updated, the database contains both modern and historical resources, including digital versions of treatises published as early as 1774. Also includes selected foreign and comparative resources.

Intellectual Property Law Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Provides the full text of all decisions reported in United States Patents Quarterly from 1929 to the present.  Also offers access to finding aids, treatises, laws and regulations regarding patents.

Intellectual Property Watch (IP Watch)UCB only

Selected, non-subscriber content available on this non-profit, independent news service which reports on the interests and behind-the-scenes dynamics that influence the design and implementation of international intellectual property policies.

IntelliConnect & Cheetah (CCH)UCB only

IntelliConnect and Cheetah are the portals to CCH and Wolters Kluwer databases.  Included are U.S. federal, state, and international tax information, laws, regulations, cases, treatises, and current awareness and practice tools as well as CCH's research networks for business, finance and human resources. Kluwer databases include Kluwer Arbitration and China Laws for Foreign Business.

International Courts Data

Collection of datasets related to the empirical study of international courts and tribunals. Includes data on compliance, judicial dissents, information on judges, caselaw citations, sentencing, and more.

International Encyclopaedia of LawsUCB only

Encyclopedia covers foreign and international laws in the following area of law: Civil Procedure, Commercial and Economic Law, Competition Law, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Corporations and Partnerships, Criminal Law, Cyber Law, Energy law, Environmental Law, Family and Succession Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, Intergovernmental Organizations, Labour Law, Media Law, Medical Law, Migration Law, Private International Law, Property and Trust Law, Religion Law, Social Security Law, Sports Law, Tort Law, and Transport Law.

International Encyclopedia of EthicsUCB only

Electronic version of the authoritative 9 volume print encyclopedia. Includes over 700 peer-reviewed entries written by international subject experts covering all major philosophical, legal and religious traditions.

International Environment Reporter (BNA)UCB only

Environment and safety news on laws, regulations, and policies in all major industrialized and developing nations, and in international governmental and nongovernmental organizations.

International Law Reports (ILR)UCB only

Via Justis. Covers significant cases dealing with public international law issues, in English, from international courts and arbitrators as well as judgments of national courts.  Coverage is from 1919 to present.  To access, click on Cases, choose Data Sources tab in right window, expand All Cases, and select International Law Reports.

International Trade Reporter (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Latest news and trends in U.S. trade policy, including regulatory, legislative, and judicial developments. Covers major activities of the International Trade Commission, Departments of State, Treasury, and Commerce, World Trade Organization, and European Union. Significant court and administrative rulings involving U.S. trade law, including opinions of the U.S. Court of International Trade, International Trade Administration, and International Trade Commission. Tracks international treaty negotiations and agreements.

Internet Archive: eBooks and Texts

The Internet Archive : eBooks and Texts contains over 11,000,000 titles covering a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.

Internet Law Resource CenterUCB only

Pike & Fischer's Internet Law & Regulation has been incorporated into BNA's Internet Law Resource Center which contains an archive of full-text case law, pleadings, statutes, regulations, news and analysis.

Investment Arbitration ReporterUCB only

Investment Arbitration Reporter is an electronic news service tracking cross-border arbitrations between foreign investors and their host governments. The reports contain news of the latest lawsuits and policy developments related to nationalizations, privatizations, and other regulatory disputes.

Investment ClaimsUCB only

A fully searchable database of awards, treaties, and commentaries related to international investment and arbitration. Also contains national arbitration laws in English.   

Investor-State LawGuideUCB only

ISLG is a collection of tools for researching international investment treaty law. The scope of ISLG's document collection includes all publicly available decisions and awards where the subject of the claim is an investment treaty. Currently, NAFTA and ICSID awards and decisions are the most complete. The collection also includes investment treaties, including bilateral investment treaties, and rules. To access, click on "Member Login" at the top of the page. The database is best viewed using Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher and Adobe Reader or Professional 9.0 or higher.

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JSTORUCB only

Reliable archive of important scholarly journal literature from a variety of disciplines including a good number of law journals.  Includes a growing collection of ebooks, primary sources and pamphlets.

Juricaf

A freely available franocophone database that compiles the most recent supreme court decisions from 42 countries.

JustCiteUCB only

JustCite is a multi-jurisdictional citator for UK case law from 1163 to present as well as Irish case law, and EU case law. It also covers UK statutes from 1235 to present and secondary legislation (Statutory Instruments) and EU legisltion. Links to the full-text sources are available through the Justis database.

JustisUCB only

Provides coverage of United Kingdom, Irish, EU, and international case law and legislation. Primary coverage is UK and Irish case law and legislation International coverage includes International Law Reports and cases from other Common Law jurisdictions.

JustisOneUCB only

JustisOne is a large collection of cases from England and Wales. It also contains UK legislation from 1235 to present, whether repealed or in force. The database links out to other Justis databases including JustCite and Justis.

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KanopyUCB only

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service which provides access to more than 26,000 films. It includes titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more covering a broad range of topics from business, law and crime, sports, to LGBT issues and human rights. Selected movies and TV series as well as documentaries are available.

Kluwer CompetitionUCB only

An online resource for EU and comparative competition law research. It contains commentary from expert authors (books and journals), an extensive collection of primary source materials (legislation and cases), and a practice tool.

Kluwer IP LawUCB only

A comprehensive platform for researching intellectual property (copyrights, patents, trademarks). Covers IP information for 200 countries, including cases, legislation and treaties. Also includes books, journals, and practice tools. Includes the electronic version of the "Brown Book" (The Manual for the handling of applications for patents, designs and trade marks throughout the world).

Kluwer Law Online: JournalsUCB only

Access to many law journals published by Kluwer Law. Most of these titles relate to international, foreign and comparative law. We have access to all titles that have a green flag next to the title.

KluwerArbitration.comUCB only

Covers international commercial arbitration, including conventions, national legislation and case law, model laws rules of international and regional institutions, commentary, and information on bilateral investment treaties as well as books. Most information is full-text, but in some cases only summaries or citations are available.

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Labor & Employment Law Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

A comprehensive resource for cases, guidance, and news in all major areas of labor and employment: fair employment practices, individual employment rights, Americans with disabilities, wages and hours, labor-management relations, collective bargaining, and labor arbitration. The first visit to this site may prompt you to set preferences. This step may be safely skipped.

Law.ComUCB only

Law.com provides timely legal news and analysis to stories from American Lawyer Media's national and regional publications including The Recorder, the American Lawyer and the National Law Journal. Access these publications individually through the "+ LIST SITES" link at the bottom of the Law.com site. Register for an account which will enable off campus access and email alerts.

Law360UCB only

Law360 is a current awareness tool and legal news source covering many topics, such as banking, commercial contracts, environment, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, and more.  It also provides real-time case tracking and reports on 10,000+ companies, firms and industries as well as research tools to find cases and companies.  Some docket information is available and access to selected documents from Pacer.

 

LawMemoBoalt only

LawMemo provides labor and employment appellate law updates from all jurisdictions including the DC Circuit and the US Supreme Court and covers all cases relevant to labor and employment practice, including immunity, procedural issues, professional licensing, ERISA, employee benefits and NLRB issues. Coverage is from 1999 forward. Click on the "Law Schools" link at the top of the page to gain access to content and to sign up to receive LawMemo's newsletters.

Le Monde DiplomatiqueUCB only

Fully searchable archive of all articles published in the original French edition of Le Monde Diplomatique back to the first issue in 1954 and back to 1996 for the English edition. To access English scroll to the bottom of the page and click on English Edition.

Leadership Library (Yellow Book Leadership Directories)Boalt only

Online version of various Yellow Book Leadership Directories. The Leadership Library is a  contact database for government, business, media, and nonprofit organizations. It lists names, titles, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, email addresses and biographical data.

Legal Classics LibraryUCB only

Via HeinOnline. More than 4500 works on US and English legal thought, both classics and rare titles, focusing on constitutional law, political science, legal philosophy and jurisprudence, biography, and more.

Legal Education Statistics (ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar)

Numerous resources for research and statistics about lawyers and the legal profession from ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.

Legal Information Institute (LII) State Sources

The LII collection of state legal materials gathers, state by state, Internet-accessible sources of the constitutions, statutes, judicial opinions, and regulations for the fifty states, plus D.C., and the U.S. territories and affiliated jurisdictions.

Legal Information Reference CenterUCB only

Legal forms and full text of over 310 legal reference publications, including Nolo titles, written for the general public.

Legal Profession Statistics (ABA)

Links to statistics and research about lawyers and the legal profession.

LegalTracUCB only

Starting in 1980, LegalTrac indexes all major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty law publications, bar association journals and thousands of law-related articles from general interest publications. LegalTrac also includes selective full text.

Legislative Analyst's Office (California)

The LAO is a nonpartisan office that provides fiscal and policy analysis to the California Legislature.

Legislative Document Archives (California, 1850-2008)

Internet Explorer recommended. California State Assembly archive of California statutes (session laws), Final Histories, Legislative Index, Table of Sections Affected 1881 - 2009 and Assembly Journals 1849 - 2009 in pdf format.  Links may not work using Firefox or Chrome browsers. Library patrons should use the PC, not the Macs on LL2 to access.

Legislative Histories of Selected U.S. Laws on the Internet

Provided by the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C.

LexisNexisBoalt only

Comprehensive legal research system. Requires individual password.

LexisNexis Academic ServiceUCB only

Includes access to LexisNexis Academic for news, business and legal information. LexisNexis formerly also offered LN Congressional and LN Legislative Insight, LN Statistical Insight and LN Statistical Datasets, and LN Government Periodicals Index; these services were bought by ProQuest and are listed in this index under P.

LEXISNEXIS Courtroom CastBoalt only

LEXISNEXIS Courtroom Cast is the academic portal for Courtroom View Network. It provides access to videos from a library of courtroom video (trials, hearings, oral arguments) and audio casefiles (downloadable MP3 files) of edited judicial opinions and related materials. There is also a training library containing trial video highlights with commentary on the following topics: trial advocacy, rules of evidence, and appellate advocacy. 

You must "sign up" to use this database (see right hand corner of the database. Use your berkeley.edu email address.

LexisNexis Digital LibraryBoalt only

LexisNexis Digital Library provides electronic access to over 200 treatises on California and national law as well as deskbooks and statutes. Log in with your Student ID number and your LawCat pin to check out titles. Register for an account to download the full text of any book to your laptop, eReader, pad or smart phone and to read offline, search, highlight text, make notes, cut and paste text. Requires individual password.

LLMC DigitalUCB only

LLMC - Digital provides full-text access to a vast collection of law and law-related literature courtesy of the Law Library Microform Consortium (LLMC), a non-profit library cooperative. The collection includes U.S. Federal and state documents, Anglo- American documents, listed foreign jurisidtions and international law materials.  The emphasis is primarily on historical documents.

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Magic Drawer

"This collection contains a series of index cards with hand-written annotations which provide all register citations by title, 1945-1990, for California’s regulatory activities, covering all agencies. They are organized by title, with indexed annotations describing which divisions and/or chapters are contained therein."

Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990UCB only

American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990, part of the Making of Modern Law collection, draws from ACLU records focusing on civil rights, race, gender, immigration, discrimination, workers' rights and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court. This full text, archival collection offers researchers a unique view of the inner workings of the ACLU and the hundreds of groups with which it interacted.

Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970UCB only

A fully searchable collection of primary materials (statutes, regulations, session laws, journals, codes and commentaries) from northern, central, and eastern European jurisdictions. 

Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926UCB only

A fully searchable collection of treatises (including commentaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, monographs, or festschriften) on foreign, comparative and international law.

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800 - 1926UCB only

A fully searchable collection of 19th and 20th century legal treatises, casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, pamphlets, letters, speeches, and other historical legal works, covering a wide range of topics of US and British law. Includes approximately 10 million pages of over 21,000 works.

Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources 1620-1926; 1763-1979UCB only

Fully searchable digital archive containing constitutional conventions and compilations (reports, journals, proceedings, debates, manuals, rules of order, and information for the use of delegates); city charters (the texts of enacted and proposed charters and ordinances in American jurisdictions); law dictionaries; and early U.S. state codes. Primary Sources will also include colonial records from the Primary Source Microfilm collection Published Records of the American Colonies

Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926UCB only

A fully searchable database containing books and pamphlets, official and unofficial trial documents and materials, legal transcripts, administrative proceedings, and arbitrations. The collection covers trials from all countries and languages, although the great majority are English-language and published in the U.S. or Great Britain.

Making of Modern Law: US Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978UCB only

A fully searchable collection of briefs and other documents related to cases brought before the U.S. Supreme Court. It contains over 150,000 cases and 350,000 documents. Search results are linked to the actual full-text PDF documents.

Making of the Modern World: The Goldsmith's-Kress Library of Economic LiteratureUCB only

A digital collection of more than 67,000 books from the period 1460-1914, and a selected pre-1906 serials. Focuses on economics but includes political science, history, sociology, and special collections on banking, finance, transportation and manufacturing. Combines the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature at the University of London Library, and the Kress Library of Business and Economics at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration along with supplementary materials from the Seligman Collection in the Butler Library at Columbia University and from the libraries of Yale.

Marquis Who's Who

Features brief profiles on over 1.4 million individuals from all fields including government, law, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports. Equivalent to the print versions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in Business and Finance, and many other Who's Who volumes.

Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory via Hein OnlineUCB only

The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory has long been a reliable source of information on law firms in every United States city. HeinOnline now includes the historical archive of this publication from its inception in 1868 to 1963. In addition to providing addresses and contact information for law firms during this period, the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory also contains ratings and a section on foreign lawyers and law firms.

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional LawUCB only

This encyclopedia provides analytical coverage of constitutional law topics in a comparative context. It complements the collections of constitutional law texts contained in Oxford Constitutions of the World and US Constitutional Law.

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL)UCB only

Fully updated online edition of the Encyclopedia of Public International Law.  Comprehensive coverage of public international law topics. 

Mergent OnlineUCB only

U.S. SEC reports and non-U.S. corporate reports. Financial data is in Excel format and data for most companies goes back 15 years with quarterly or annual frequency. Textual material describes company history, subsidiaries, joint ventures, business activities, executives, and long term debt. Major industry reports cover North America and Asia Pacific regions.

Municode Library

Municipal codes of select cities from all fifty states.

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National Survey of State LawsUCB only

Database version of the National Survey of State Laws allows users to make basic state-by-state comparisons of current state laws. Users can compare the same laws as they existed in 2005, 2008 and 2015. All print editions are included in HeinOnline's platform.

NatLaw WorldUCB only

Provides legal information pertaining to trade, investment, and related issues throughout the Americas. Includes primary sources (statutes, regulations, technical standards, official gazettes, constitutions, case law and treaties) and some secondary sources (commentaries, law review articles and analysis). English language translations are available for selected Mexican laws and regulations. Electronic version of the Inter-American Trade Report is also available.

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics OnlineUCB only

A leading reference work for economists in all spheres of the discipline. Contains the full text of the 2008 print edition with ongoing updates and also includes an archive of the 1987 edition.

New York Legal Research LibraryUCB only

Via HeinOnline. Contains a variety of legal materials from the state of New York including cases, attorney general opinions, historic and contemporary statutes, bar journals and treatises.

NoloUCB only

Via Legal Information Reference Center.  Nolo Press books on popular legal issues are written for the general public and address many common legal problems.  Legal forms are also available.

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OECD iLibraryUCB only

Full-text publications and statistical data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), including country studies, forecasting publications, reports, and socioeconomic datasets. The statistics section includes data in the areas of international trade, telecommunications, foreign aid, migration, and many other categories. Includes certain historical data as well and coverage is expanding.

Official California Legislative Information

Produced and maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California for over a decade, this official site for California legislative information will soon retire, its content along with all current information migrating to the new and improved California Legislative Information site.

Official Document System of the United Nations (ODS)

This database provides access to all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Since older UN documents are added to the system on a daily basis, be sure to search the collection. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. The system does not contain press releases, UN sales publications, the United Nations Treaty Series or information brochures issued by the Department of Public Information. For more information, consult our United Nations Research Guide.

OnLaw (CEB)UCB only

Online, searchable access to over 100 practice guides and action guides by CEB, a leading publisher of California legal commentary and analysis. Includes links to cited California statutes and cases.

Online eCode360 Library (General Code)

Provides access to a growing list of state municipal codes with the ability to view data in various formats.

OpenJustice

Key criminal justice indicators from the California Dep't of Justice, with in-depth analysis, integration of other publicly available datasets, and user-friendly interactive visualization tools. Includes an Open Data Portal that publishes data from CA DOJ's statewide repository of criminal justice datasets in an open-source and downloadable form.

Open States

Open States, a project of the Sunlight Foundation, is a collection of tools that make it possible to track not only what is happening in your own state's legislature but in the legislatures of all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Research bills, review voting records, contact elected officials and more. The site is free and includes video trainings and tutorials.

Oxford Bibliographies: International LawUCB only

Provides access to carefully selected encyclopedic-like entries on various subjects within international law as well as annotated bibliographies of sources for further research. New subjects within international law are added periodically.

Oxford Competition LawUCB only

This service focuses on EU competititon law and includes the major Oxford commentaries on this topic (Bellamy & Child, Faull & Nikpay, Whish & Bailey).  It also includes EU source materials (treaties, legislation, cases) and domestic court decisions from EU Member States.

Oxford Constitutions of the WorldUCB only

Contains the full text of constitutions from over 203 countries, including English translations and introductory and comparative notes that review recent amendments and provide historical and political information. This database is the electronic version of the print source Constitutions of the Countries of the World. Access to constitutions for states, dependencies and territories is also available.

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal HistoryUCB only

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History provides comprehensive coverage of political and legal history in the United States, covering key events, historical actors, presidential elections, court cases, and larger political and legal trends throughout American history. Entries capture the unique nature of the nation's founding principles embodied in the Constitution.From presidents and Supreme Court judges to critical legislation and party formation, this work demonstrates how U.S. politics and law have evolved since the colonial era.

Oxford Handbooks Online: LawUCB only

Electronic access to a growing collection of Oxford Handbooks on law. Each title contains a set of scholarly essays on a specific legal topic. Titles include comparative law, international environmental law, comparative constitutional law, and more. Print versions of these handbooks can be located by searching LawCat.

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal HistoryUCB only

This encyclopedia of law provides both historical and contemporary comparisons of the world legal systems and covers legal history from ancient to modern times.  Major categories of law include: private law (contract, tort, civil procedure), public law (statutory, criminal, etc.), and higher or constitutional law.  This set is also available in print at the Reference Desk.

Oxford International Encyclopedia of PeaceUCB only

This encyclopedia charts the interdisciplinary field of Peace Studies and offers a comprehensive survey of historical, political, theoretical and philosophical issues relating to peace and conflict. Each entry is signed by a leading scholar in the field, contains a bibliography for further reading, and is cross-referenced with other useful points of interest within the encyclopedia. In addition to A-to-Z entries, the Encyclopedia also includes a peace chronology, key documents and appendices. Key subjects covered include world leaders, major events, organizations, theories and current events.

Oxford Legal Research Library: Financial and Banking LawUCB only

A collection of key reference works in the area of banking and finance law. It includes titles covering the field of financial law including banking law, financial regulation and enforcement, financial litigation, capital markets and funds.

Oxford Legal Research Library: International Commercial ArbitrationUCB only

Collection includes treatises that cover key arbitral bodies and jurisdictions as well as key reference works looking at specific areas of international arbitration practice.  All titles are Oxford texts and treatises. Links to other Oxford databases, such as International Commercial Law and Investment Claims. 

Oxford Legal Research Library: International Commercial LawUCB only

Collection brings together the leading works in the field for scholars and practitioners researching the law of sale and contract. All titles are Oxford texts and treatises. Links to other Oxford databases, such as International Commercial Law and Investment Claims.

Oxford Legal Research Library: Private International LawUCB only

Key reference works collection in the field of private international law.  Includes areas such as choice of law and choice of courts. 

Oxford Reference Online: LawUCB only

Reference sources from Oxford University Press, including legal dictionaries (Dictionary of Law, Dictionary of Law Enforcement, Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law) and several encyclopedias, guides and companions to legal topics in American, international and foreign law. Search sources collectively or search within an individual title

Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL)UCB only

International law jurisprudence from a variety of international courts and tribunals, includes: International Law in Domestic Courts, International Courts of General Jurisdiction, International Criminal Law, and International Human Rights Law.

Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International LawUCB only

Contains full-text online editions of leading books on international law and related topics. These books include: Oppenheim, Oxford Handbooks in international law, and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law. Books are fully searchable. 

Oyez Project: US Supreme Court Multimedia Database

The Oyez Project, maintained by the Chicago Kent School of Law includes many hours of oral arguments (in real audio) as well as transcripts. Other resources includes biographical information about Supreme Court Justices.

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Pacer: Public Access to Court Electronic Records

An electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information from Federal Appellate, District and Bankruptcy court. This service does require users to register and there are fees involved.

Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International LawUCB only

A concise reference tool containing definitions of international terms, concepts, acronyms, and important events in international law.  Topics include diplomatic law, criminal law, human rights, treaty law, and more.  Provides references for further research including cases, treaties, journal articles, and websites. This is the third edition and is also available in print at the Reference Desk. 

Periodicals Archive OnlineUCB only

An online periodical archive that provides access to over 700 digitized journals in the humanities and social sciences . A sister database, Periodicals Index Online, provides additional indexing for articles in over 6,000 periodicals. Items are constantly being added to both collections.

Periodicals Index OnlineUCB only

A database of millions of article citations published in the arts, humanities and social sciences, across more than 300 years. A sister database, Periodicals Archive Online, provides access to over 700 journals. Items are constantly being added to both collections.

Practical Law CompanyBoalt only

PLC Focuses primarily on the transactional needs of law firms and corporate legal departments. Law students and faculty can sign up for a free account to "PLC Law School", which gives law students and faculty access to model documents, overviews of practice areas, updates on the latest legal and market developments.

Privacy & Data Security Law Report (Bloomberg BNA)UCB only

Covers new laws and rules in this emerging new practice area, with the latest privacy and security legal developments - from online marketing to employee screening to patient privacy. Part of the Privacy & Data Security Law Resource Center.

Project MuseUCB only

Project Muse is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community with complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. Additional journals added periodically.

Project Muse BooksUCB only

The University Press Content Consortium (UPCC) Books on Project MUSE provides access to hundreds of law and law-related peer-reviewed digital books from major university presses and scholarly publishers.

ProQuestUCB only

Indexes over 3,000 scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, trade publications and other periodicals covering a broad range of subjects including law, business, education, health, international, military, psychology, social sciences and women's studies.  Many articles are available in full text.

ProQuest Congressional PublicationsUCB only

Indexes congressional publications back to 1789.  Provides the full text of Congressional Hearings 1824-present, Committee Prints 1830-present, Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-present and Executive Branch Documents 1789-1932.  Includes Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports from 1916-present as well as legislative histories from 1970-present.

ProQuest Digital MicrofilmUCB only

Complete issues, in pdf, of the National Law Journal and the New York Law Journal from 2009 to the present.   Find articles and images by date and page number, no search function is currently available.   Articles can be printed or downloaded.

ProQuest Dissertations & ThesesUCB only

Indexes graduate dissertations from over 1,000 North American, and selected European, graduate schools and universities. Dissertations published since 1980, and master's theses since 1988, include brief abstracts written by the authors. Offers full text of most of the dissertations added since 1997.

ProQuest History Vault: NAACP Papers: Major Campaigns: Scottsboro, Aniti-Lynching, Criminal JusticeUCB only

This full text database includes the NAACP's papers from the Scottsboro case, it's anti-lynching investigative and legislative files, and records documenting discrimination in the criminal justice system.

ProQuest History Vault: NAACP's Papers:Education, Voting, Housing, EmploymentUCB only

The documents in this full text, searchable database provide an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the NAACP's efforts to end school seregration, to gain voting rights and equal employment opportunities among other campaigns for equal rights.  Covers campaigns beginning in 1914.

ProQuest History Vault: Slavery and the LawUCB only

Slavery and the Law features petitions on race, slavery, and free blacks that were submitted to state legislatures and county courthouses between 1775 and 1867. Collected from hundreds of courthouses and historical societies in 10 states and the District of Columbia, these petitions document the realities of slavery at the most immediate local level. Also included is the State Slavery Statutes collection, a comprehensive record of the laws governing American slavery from 1789-1865.

ProQuest History Vault: Women's Studies Manuscript CollectionsUCB only

The full text, fully searchable Woman's Suffrage Collection from Radcliffe College's Schlesinger Library's contains documents from the library's extensive holdings on women's rights.  Personal correspondence, writings, speeches, and biographical material document the evolution of the the women's suffrage movement beginning in the mid 19th century.

ProQuest History Vault:Law and Society Since the Civil WarUCB only

Full text, seachable database of a broad range of American legal manuscripts and papers from Harvard Law Library.  Includes the papers of Felix Frankfurter, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Roscoe Pounds, Louis Brandeis, and the Sacco-Vanzetti Case Papers, among many other legal documents. 

ProQuest Legislative InsightUCB only

A federal legislative history service comprised of fully searchable full-text PDFs of publications generated in the course of congressional lawmaking. These include the full text of public laws, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports, and prints. Also included are Presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications that provide background material to aid in the understanding of issues related to the making of the law.

ProQuest Regulatory InsightUCB only

Regulatory Insight provides U.S. federal administrative law histories organized by federal statute and Executive Order. Regulatory histories for 2001-2015 are currently available. RI is being continually updated, ultimately coverage will run from 1936 to date. Find compilations of Federal Register notices, proposed rules, and rules representing the complete rulemaking process associated with specific Public Laws. Also includes a research tool to facilitate regulatory research organized by Federal Agency.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S. OnlineUCB only

1 volume compendium of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. A convenient volume for statistical reference, and a guide to additional sources of information both in print and on the Web. Successor to the Statistical Abstract published by the U.S. Census Bureau from 1878-2012.

ProQuest Statistical Abstracts of the WorldUCB only

Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of over 40 countries.  Statistics are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and are searchable through a single-search interface.

ProQuest Statistical InsightUCB only

Comprehensive access to US and international statistical information and reports. Search by keywords in title, abstract and index, then filter results by subject, governmental or private source, geography, data breakdowns tabulated, etc. Includes reports and datasets from licensed and public domain sources. To search Proquest Statistical Datasets directly, select Datasets from the "Related Subscriptions" pulldown near the top of the screen.

ProQuest Supreme Court InsightUCB only

United States Supreme Court opinions, records and briefs from 1975-2016. A complete online collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including per decision, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amicus briefs. Content associated with each case is compiled on a dynamic page organized to facilitate understanding of the judicial process, and is also retrievable on a document by document basis.

ProView

ProView provides ebook access to many of the treatises published by Thomson Reuters, formerly West and owner of Westlaw. Covering virtually all areas of law and both federal and California jurisdictions, ProView also includes access to all of the Rutter Group practice guides. Use your Westlaw ID and password to log in with the link above or by logging into your Westlaw account and clicking through to ProView. Download the ProView App to access on most mobile devices. ProView allows you to download ebooks to use offline, to annotate, highlight and share with others. Online training and support are available.

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Quality Code Publishing

Provides access to many California municipal codes as well as selected municipal codes for other western states including Oregon, Wyoming and Hawaii.

QuimbeeBoalt only

Law school study aids site providing access to over 10,000 searchable, expert written case briefs, outlines, an outlining tool, on-demand videos, practice questions with answer explanations, practice exams and model answers among other tools. You must use your @berkeley.edu email to sign up for an individual account through the Law Library's institutional subscription.

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RAND CaliforniaUCB only

Rand California, sponsored by the think-tank, RAND, is covers California and U.S. public policy with an emphasis on statistics, including such categories as Energy and the Environment, Government Finance and Education.

Ravel LawBoalt only

In addition to its data visualization approach to presenting cases relevant to a search, Ravel Law services include precedent analysis that correlates subsequent discussion of a case to specific passages in the case, and judicial analytics, which allows the researcher to identify patterns of judicial behavior.

Refworld

Produced by the UN Refugee Agency, the Refworld database provides access to refugee and related information (statelessness, migration, human rights, etc.). Includes international law, domestic law, jurisprudence (cases), country information, and reports from IGOs and NGOs.

Regulations.gov

On this U.S. Government Web site you can find, view and comment on regulations for all Federal agencies.

Religion and the LawUCB only

Via HeinOnline. This collection covers the development, history, organization, and fundamental principles of the many world religions.  Includes books and journals as well as historical bibles.  

Rise of American Law: Digital Archive of 19th and 20th Century Legal TextsBoalt only

Via Westlaw (personal password required). A collection of over 1,700 out-of-print treatises and other legal materials published between 1840 and 1970. Comprehensive searching is available in Rise of American Law (ROAL-All) which combines the following six databases: International (ROAL-INT); Jurisprudence and Encyclopedias (ROAL-JUR); Practice Guides (ROAL-PRACGD); Treatises, Casebooks and Instructional Materials (ROAL-TREA); Legal History, including Commentaries and Speeches (ROAL-LEGHIST); and Dictionaries and Words and Phrases (ROAL-DICT).

Rules of Court (California)

California Rules of Court are organized by category, each of which is provided in two formats, Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) and HTML. The history legend of each rule specifies its effective date.

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SCC OnlineUCB only

Collection contains the law of India, including cases (Supreme Court of India, High Courts, tribunals and commission), statutory law, rules and regulations, and some secondary sources.  Some foreign law is also available (Constitutional Court of South Africa, West African Court of Appeal, Bangladesh Legal Decisions, Supreme Court of Canada, and Supreme Court of Pakistan). Using the IP Access tab, enter your @law or @berkeley email address, and complete the User Registration form with your name and graduation year. Berkeley Law faculty: Enter 9999 for graduation year.

Scottish Legal History: Featuring Publications of the Stair SocietyUCB only

Via HeinOnline. Official publications of the Stair Society including the Stair Society Main (Annual) Series, volumes 1 - 53 (1936 - 2008). Also contains historical treatises and scholarly law review articles on Scots Law.

Securities Regulation & Law Report (BNA)UCB only

Track legislative and regulatory proposals and actions affecting securities laws, futures regulation, accounting issues, and related matters. Comprehensive, up-to-date information on SEC and CFTC regulations and FASB actions.

Slavery and Anti-SlaveryUCB only

Documents from the United States and Europe, newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era. Database is comprised of over 1.5 million cross-searchable pages, 7,247 books, 80 serials, more than fifteen manuscript collections and court records. Also includes reference materials from Macmillan, Scribners, and Gale encyclopedias and material published through partnerships with the Amistad Research Center, Oberlin College, Oxford University, and other institutions.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & LawUCB only

A Hein Online Collection, Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law brings together all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, as well as materials on free African-Americans in the colonies and the U.S. before 1870. Included are every statute passed by every state and colony, all federal statutes, all reported state and federal cases on slavery, and hundreds of books and pamphlets on the subject. In total, the collection contains more than 1,000 titles and nearly 850,000 pages.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

Annual collection of statistics about all aspects of the criminal justice system.

Springer LinkUCB only

Searchable database of over 4,000 electronic law books and over 50 legal journals.  Ebooks and journals from seveal other disciplines including business, education and environmental science are also available.  Coverage goes back over 100 years.

SSRN Legal Scholarship Network (LSN)

LSN, a division of SSRN (the Social Science Resarch Network), hosts and distributes scholarly information and papers related to law to legal, economics, and business scholars and practitioners.

State Legislative History Research Guides (Indiana University School of Law Library, Bloomington)

An index of state legislatures and online legislative history research guides for all fifty states hosted by University of Indiana's law school.

State Legislative Websites Directory (NCSLnet Search)

A topical, alphabetical listing of legislative and statutory databases, compilations and state charts/maps. Provided by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

State Legislature Websites

Via Congress.gov. Map of the United States with links to the official websites of all the States and Territories of the U.S. Also includes links to the Library of Congress's State Government Resources.

Statistical Abstracts Series

Includes access to the Statistical Abstract of the U.S. from 1878 - 2012. This annual compendium provided statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States, and was published by the U.S. Census Bureau from 1878 - 2012. Beginning in 2013 the annual electronic edition of the Statistical Abstract is produced by ProQuest as the ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States Online.

Statutes (California, 1993-present)

California laws arranged chronologically. Searchable by chapter number or keyword.

Sterling Codifiers, Inc

Municipal codes from some states. Includes a statewide search feature.

Subject Compilations of State LawsUCB only

Via HeinOnline. Lists surveys of state laws published since 1960 in articles, books, websites and other sources. Works are listed by topic, with a brief annotation describing coverage, depth and other details. You can browse the subject headings or search for keywords in annotations. Based on Cheryl Rae Nyberg's annual bibliographies of the same title (KF240 .F67 [Reference Desk]).

Supreme Court Database

Indespensible resource for anyone researching and analysing decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1791-2015.  This website for the database Harold J. Spaeth began compiling over two decades ago contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case including the identity of the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed, the parties to the suit, the legal issues considered, and the votes of the Justices.  Data can be downloaded.  Site includes tutorials.

Supreme Court Decisions (Cornell)

This archive contains all opinions of the court issued since May of 1990. In addition, there is a collection of 610 of the most important historical decisions of the Court.

Supreme Court Historical Society

Resources for pursuing a study of Supreme Court history and its operations, including information about individual Justices and major decisions during the tenure of each Chief Justice.

Supreme Court Nominations

This Law Library of Congress website provides "Nomination Documents" for both "Confirmed" and "Not Confirmed" Supreme Court nominees. A chart includes the date of nomination, date of confirmation or other result, the available nomination "documents", who they were nominated by and who they replaced. Documentation for all justices is not yet available. Some of the nomination documents available are "Floor Debates", "Floor Vote", "Hearings", "Senate Floor Statements", and "Executive Report", The "Selected Resources" section lists recent Supreme Court nominees, some confirmed, and some not. Resources include "Articles/books by", "Congressional Documents", and even "Video" of some of the nominees are featured here.

Supreme Court of the United States

The official website of the Supreme Court.

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Tax and Accounting Center (BNA)UCB only

The Tax and Accounting Center offers a comprehensive array of analysis, news, primary sources, and practice tools covering federal, international, and state tax issues and financial accounting. Includes access to the Federal Tax Portfolios.

Tax and Accounting Center:State (BNA)UCB only

State tax codes, regulations and cases as well as analysis, news, tables, charts, forms and other practice tools including State Tax Portfolios.  Also provides financial accounting information.

Tax Management Weekly Report (BNA)UCB only

Information on legislative, regulatory, judicial, and policy developments from the Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service, the courts, and in Congress. The Report also provides articles on new and emerging areas of taxation.

Tax Management Weekly State Tax Report (BNA)UCB only

This weekly report provides state-by-state analysis of state code and regulations, state administrative and judicial court decisions, and state administrative pronouncements. It covers income and franchise taxes, sales and use taxes, property taxes, miscellaneous taxes (including gross receipts taxes, excise taxes, and others), and other developments.

Taxation & Economic Reform in America Parts I & II: A Historical ArchiveUCB only

Via HeinOnline.  Historical Archive currently covers 1781-2011. Contains thousands of volumes and millions of pages of legislative history materials and other documents. It includes the complete Carlton Fox Collection which contains nearly 42 years of historical legislation related to the internal revenue laws from 1909-1950. It includes more than 100 other legislative histories related to taxation, economic reform, and stimulus plans. .

Thomson OneUCB only

Thomson ONE is a platform for public company financials and analyst research, as well as venture capital firm, fund, and portfolio company information. This resource replaces both Investext and VentureXpert  (Requires Internet Explorer and only on PCs)

Times (London) Digital Archive 1785 - 2010UCB only

Access to the complete digital edition of The (London) Times, with keyword searching to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all the articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

TRACFEDUCB only

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is a data gathering, data research, and data distribution organization associated with Syracuse University. Transactional refers to data about individual activities. The Data is collected from the federal government, mostly under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), concerning enforcement, staffing, spending, and other matters.

TradeLawGuideUCB only

WTO database with jurisprudence on WTO provisions, including subsequent reports, awards and decisions citing those provisions. Includes procedural documents, Dispute Settlement Body minutes, and pending jurisprudence.

Trans-Lex.org

Trans-Lex.org contains a comprehensive digest of principles and rules of transnational commercial law. The digest provides access to precedent-authorities needed to ascertain the disputed meaning of key legal terms in transnational disputes and provides thousands of full text references (arbitral awards, court decisions, law review articles, domestic laws, conventions, model laws, international restatements etc.). The database also contains a large bibliography on transnational commercial law. Searching is available and all information is free of charge.

Transnational Dispute Management (TDM)UCB only

TDM is a global transnational dispute management portal and it aims to provide updates on new developments, insights and comments, as well as national legislation and case law. The primary focus is international commercial arbitration. In particular, see the current newsletter (and complete archive) and the "Knowledgebank" which provides access to primary materials.

Treaties & Agreements LibraryUCB only

Via HeinOnline. Official and unofficial collections of treaties and other international legal instruments to which the US is a party, including Indian treaties. Supporting materials include historical books and periodicals relating to US treaty-making.

Treaties in Force (US State Department)

Treaties in Force is prepared and published annually by the Department of State for the purpose of providing information on treaties and other international agreements to which the United States has become a party and which are carried on the records of the Department of State as being in force as of its stated publication date. 

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U.S. Declassified Documents OnlineUCB only

Allows for searching of previously classified original government documents covering major international events from the Cold War to the Vietnam War. Allows for single source access to key information underpinning studies in international relations, American studies, United States foreign and domestic policy studies, and journalism.

U.S. Government Manual

The U.S. Government Manual provides comprehensive information on governmental agencies from all 3 branches of government.

UN Treaty CollectionUCB only

Consists of several databases, the most important are: i. Status of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General. This database lists signatories and parties to more than 517 multilateral treaties, provides links to their full text and includes declarations and reservations. It is updated daily.

UN-I-QUE (United Nations Info Quest)

United Nations Info Quest, bibliographic database by the UN Dag Hammarskjold Library to serve as a ready reference file of UN documents and publications of a recurrent nature. For more information, consult our UN Resources & Research Tools guide.

UNBISnet - UN Bibliographic Information System

The most comprehensive database for UN documents & publications, from the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library. Includes speeches, voting records (from 1946-), and resolutions. Full text from 1993, bibliographic records from 1979. Retrospective conversion ongoing so check resource for current coverage,

UNCTADstat

United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) database providing free access to comprehensive statistical time series and indicators essential for the analysis of world trade, development, and interrelated issues in the areas of finance, technology, investment and durable development.

United Nations Digital Library

The United Nations Digital Library (UNDL) is the result of the successful collaboration between the Dag Hammarskjold Library at UN Headquarters in New York and the library at the UN Office in Geneva. The UNDL provides free access to mainly official UN documents, selected UN maps,speech and voting records. Content is organized into collections (by UN body, agency, and type of document) with a mobile friendly user interface. Users may register to save searches and sign up to receive alerts.

United Nations Internet Resources

This portal to UN research provides an extensive, annotated list of resources.  Includes databases, UN agency catalogs and Research Guides as well as a list arranged by subject - Global Issues, Human Rights, Treaties, etc.  From UC Berkeley's Main Library.

University of California eScholarship RepositoryUCB only

A project of the California Digital Library that stores and distribute academic research results and working papers authored or sponsored by faculty from the University of California. It includes working papers from many law and legal-related centers and departments in the UC system.

University Press Scholarship Online: LawUCB only

A searchable, full text collection of law books from variouis university presses including Oxford Scholarship Online, Fordham Scholarship Online, Cairo Scholarship Online, Florida Scholarship Online, Hong Kong Scholarship Online, and Kentucky Scholarship Online.  Topics include: comparative law, criminal law, human rights, legal history, private and public international law, and more. 

US Code from the Office of Law Revision Counsel

The most current online version of the United States Code continually updated and made freely available by the Office of Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House or Representatives. Locate laws by citation, popular name, search by topic or browse by USC title.  The code is also available for XML download.

US Congressional Serial SetUCB only

Primary materials from 1817- (15th Congress), including House and Senate reports, documents and journals; electronic access is through 1980 (96th Congress) at present, but content is being added. Also includes many important 19th century executive agency documents that were printed in congressional editions during the 19th century. Also includes American State Papers, materials originating from 1789 through 1838 but published in the mid 19th century.

US Constitutional LawUCB only

Comprehensive resource on the historical development of US federal and state constitutions.  Provides access to the full text of primary materials including current and historical state constitutions and expert commentary.  Includes the full text of the Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions, which offer article-by-article analysis on every state constitution and trace their historical development.  Part of Oxford Constitutional Law.

US Law Week (BNA)UCB only

Reports on the most significant cases, regulations and legislative developments across the United States.

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Value LineUCB only

A primary source for independent investment analysis (not brokerage house affiliated) of large, mid and small cap stocks. Mutual funds and options are also evaluated. Its measurement techniques have an excellent track record for predicting performance.  Includes access to selected Value Line "Research Hubs".

vLex GlobalUCB only

This database provides access to primary materials (laws and cases) as well as secondary materials (articles and forms) for 95 countries, including the U.S. and the European Union (EU). The amount of information varies for each country with Spain and France having the best coverage. Search or browse by individual country. Materials are in the language of the country. ACCESS NOTE. The Landing page asks if you want to register a personal account. Ignore this and click on the V-Lex icon at the top of the screen to access the database.

Voter Information Guides

The California Secretary of State maintains an archive of Ballot Pamphlets and Voter Information Guides from March 1996 to the present.

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West Academic Study AidsUCB only

Provides online access to the fulltext of over 500 study aids published by West Academic Publishing including Hornbooks, Nutshells, Gilbert and Blackletter Outlines as well as guides to law school success and starting a legal career. Boalt students can sign up for their own accounts which allow them to highlight, take notes, download and print. Titles are arranged by law school year and are fully searchable. Note: Browsers configured to use the proxy will give an error message such as Proxy Server Refused Connection when you try to access a resource URL that starts with https (e.g, West Academic Study Aids). If you encounter this error, access a different resource whose URL does NOT begin with https (such as HeinOnline). You will be prompted to log into the proxy. After you've logged in, access the West Academic Study Aids again. Subsequent access to https resources within the same browser session should not trigger this error.

West Tribal Law Cases and CodesBoalt only

Access American tribal codes, cases and West's American Tribal Law Reporter by typing "tribal" into the Westlaw search box. Includes decisions of tribal law courts, as well as related cases from the U.S. Courts of Appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court. Requires individual password.

WestlawBoalt only

Comprehensive legal research system. Requires individual password.

Westlaw ChinaUCB only

A bilingual China law database covering laws, regulations, judicial interpretations, CCP documents, cases, information on legal topics and current awareness. English translations of laws and regulations are available, but the cases are in Chinese only.

White Collar Crime Report (BNA)UCB only

Covers legal developments affecting the prosecution and defense of fraud and other white collar crimes.

White House

Official White House website.

Women, Business and the Law

A World Bank Group resource. Women, Business and the Law is a collection of national legal provisions that impact women's economic status in 183 economies. The database facilitates comparative analysis of legislation, serves as a resource for research, and contributes to reforms that can enhance women's full economic participation.

World Bank e-LibraryUCB only

Includes more than 8,000 full-text World Bank publications. Includes all books published since the 1990s. Topics covered include: economics and finance, law, public policy, education, international development, technology, poverty, gender, the environment, and more.

 

World Constitutions IllustratedUCB only

Via HeinOnline. Database with current national constitutions in the original language and in English translation. Contains constitutional histories of selected countries including Brazil, Colombia, France and the United Kingdom, as well as full-text periodicals and books.

World Intellectual Property Report (BNA)UCB only

Monthly news and analysis of developments in the regulation and enforcement of intellectual property rights worldwide.

World Law

A global index and search engine for law including a country by country listing of legal resources sponsored by AustLII.

World Treaty Index

Currently, this website only contains information about treaties signed between 1945 and 1999. Remaining treaties are being added through 2010 and early 2011. Once fully complete, the World Treaty Index, will feature citations and information about every known international agreement in the 20th Century.

World Treaty LibraryUCB only

Via HeinOnline. More than 180,000 bilateral and multilateral treaties and international agreements from 1648 to present. Includes treaty indices (United Nations, World Treaty Index, Multilateral Treaty Calendar) plus the full-text treaties and agreements. Also includes related documents.

World TrialsUCB only

Via HeinOnline. Historical collection of books, trial transcripts, and other court documents from famous and important trials. Predominantly Anglo-American.

Worldtradelaw.net Dispute Commentary ServiceUCB only

Dispute Settlement Commentaries (DSCs) provide detailed summaries of the legal findings and conclusions as well as commentaries on WTO Panel reports, WTO Appellate Body reports, WTO Arbitrations, and NAFTA Chapter 20 Panel reports. Each DSC contains information about the case, including a time line, references to other reports and materials, and expert analysis on many of the key issues in the report. Other useful tools include search mechanisms, a WTO Case Law Index, and statistical information.

WTO Reporter (BNA)UCB only

Tracks the progress of multilateral trade negotiations, negotiating positions of parties, policy decisions, dispute settlement activities, accession of new members, and reactions of countries to major developments. Coverss evolving rules for trade administered by the WTO. Monitors the progress of all major cases taken to the WTO.

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Yearbook of International Organizations

This electronic version of the Yearbook, produced by the Union of International Associations, is a comprehensive resource providing detailed descriptions of over 66,000 international organizations including Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) and International Nongovernmental Organizations (INGOs) in 300 countries and territories. Biographical information is provided on principal officers, as well as information on each organization's main publications.  Approximately 1,200 new organizations are added each year.