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    Westlaw
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Westlaw

Westlaw is a primary online legal research service containing proprietary database services. Information resources on Westlaw include more than 40,000 databases of case law, state and federal statutes, administrative codes, newspaper and magazine articles, public records, law journals, law reviews, treatises, legal forms and other information resources. 

Access is via individual password, available on request from the law librarian. Westlaw is contractually restricted to persons accessing data for educational purposes directly related to student coursework or for scholarly research.

An alternative to Westlaw is LexisNexis Academic .

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Date

September 13, 2010


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Contents in summon Contents of this database are in Summon.
get VText Resource provides Get VText links to access full text.
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