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Legal Research For HCL Staff

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Please see Databases section to access specific databases. You may need CWRU Wireless, VPN, and/or single sign-on to access.

NexisUni: United States Code Service (annotated federal code/statutes); Page's Ohio Revised Code Annotated; Shepard's citator (no KeyCite)

  • United States Code Annotated and Baldwin's Ohio Revised Code Annotated are available in print only in person at the law library.

ProQuest Legislative Insight: for complied federal legislative histories, when available

ProQuest Regulatory Insight: for comprehensive federal regulatory research 

ProQuest Congressional -- full-text of Congressional documents (such as House and Senate Reports; U.S. Serial Set)

ProQuest Congressional Hearings -- full-text of U.S. Congressional hearings ("Y4")

ProQuest Supreme Court and MOML Supreme Court Records and Briefs: in-depth Supreme Court research

HeinOnline: U.S. Supreme Court cases, federal regulations, law reviews

Index to Legal Periodical and Books, Legal Collection (OhioLINK research databases), Scholarly Commons: legal journals/law reviews

Online catalog: treatises/books on the law

PACER/recap -- federal docket research (fee-based, limited free access)