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A Note for Off-Campus Users
If you are attempting to connect from outside of the University, you will have to connect using the proxy server. After selecting the desired database from the list below, you will be prompted to provide your FIU username and password. For more information, see EZProxy FAQs & Troubleshooting.
American Indian Law Collection
HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection includes an expansive archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence. This collection also features rare compilations edited by Felix S. Cohen.
Bureau of National Affairs newsletters, reporters, and reference libraries includes the following libraries: ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct; Criminal Law Reporter; Health Law Reporter; Environment Reporter; Securities Regulation & Law Report.
Bloomberg Law provides primary and secondary legal content; company and market information; news; and more.
CALI: The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction
CALI includes hundreds of lessons in a number of fields of law that law students can use to improve their comprehension.
CCH Business and Tax Law
Up-to-date news, treatises, journals and case law in the areas of federal and state taxation, accounting, financial and estate planning, FDA food, drugs and cosmetics regulation, health care law, human resources, international securities and business, labor and employment, pensions, and OSHA regulations.
Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle’s website features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
Constitutions of the Countries of the World & the United States & Dependencies & Territories of the United States (OCEANA)
Constitutions of the Countries of the World Online contains the full text for the constitutions of 192 nations, 144 territories and dependencies and the Constitution of the United States and each of the 50 states. The database gives the full text of the constitutions in their original language with translations into English and notes that examine recent amendments and highlights of pertinent historical, political and economic information.
Daily Business Review
The Daily Business Review is the primary tool, information source and communication forum for South Florida lawyers and business professionals who routinely engage in deal making, client development and business negotiations. The Daily Business Review is designated as the Official Court Newspaper by the chief judges of the County and Circuit courts in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach, and by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Most of the public notices in those circuits are published by the Daily Business Review in the print edition as well as online.
Florida Supreme Court Briefs & Opinions
The Florida Supreme Court Briefs & Opinions Project is a cooperative project funded by all of the academic law libraries in Florida. The goal of the Project is to provide a full record of all Florida Supreme Court Records & Briefs dating from 1846. This file contains opinions issued in Florida Supreme Court cases decided since August 1984 and the briefs filed in those cases.
Florida Law Weekly, Weekly Supplement, & Weekly Federal
Online version of the Florida Law Weekly, Florida Law Weekly Supplement and the Florida Law Weekly Federal, this contains Florida state, county and traffic cases. It also contains federal cases from the state of Florida.
Foreign Law Guide
An invaluable source for locating primary sources of legislation for foreign jurisdictions. For each country there is a brief introduction to the legal system, a list of codifications, gazettes and other sources of law. After clicking on Foreign Law Guide, click on “Subscriber Login.”
HeinOnline has four major library collections: the Law Journal Library, the Federal Register Library, the Treaties and Agreements Library, and the U.S. Supreme Court Library. The Law Journal Library includes older issues of many journals.
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals indexes articles from more than 450 legal periodicals from 1985 to the present. The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals covers international law (public and private), comparative law, and municipal law of countries other than the United States, British Isles, and British Commonwealth.
Index to Legal Periodicals
The Index to Legal Periodicals indexes articles from legal periodicals (beginning as early as 1981, depending on the periodical) and indexes law books (since 1993). Periodical coverage includes law reviews, bar journals, institutes, government publications and more. Once logged into the Index to Legal Periodicals, the researcher can get additional information on this resource by clicking on the “i” button.
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective
Index to Legal Periodicals information from 1918 to 1981.
International Encyclopedia of Laws (IEL) Online
The Library subscribes to the following topics: Cyber Law, Criminal Law, Tort Law, Civil Procedure, Corporations and Partnerships, Sports Law, Family and Succession Law, and Comparative Law of Monopolies. To access each title click on the Manuals tab on the top menu, and then select the specific topics displayed on the left and choose the title(s) that the library subscribes to.
International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC)
A case reporting service for public international law issues from domestic courts around the world. Includes detailed analysis of the cases and is fully searchable.
Investor-State LawGuide (ISLG)
Investor-State LawGuide (ISLG) has mapped the world of investment treaty law by capturing
the relationships between treaties, arbitral rules, cases and other key materials.
Kluwer Arbitration – International Law (CCH IntelliConnect)
KluwerArbitration.com, in association with the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA), and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA); is a fully-searchable database of primary and secondary materials in the field of International Commercial Arbitration. Covers conventions, legislation, rules, model clauses and case law; includes ICCA Yearbook of Commercial Arbitration, Asian Journal of International Arbitration, Journal of International Arbitration.
Latin Lawyer Magazine Online
Latin Lawyer Magazine is the definitive resource for business lawyers in Latin America. Latin Lawyer’s website provides daily news articles and monthly journals, with downloadable PDF versions from the current magazine. The website also features information about events and upcoming conferences.
LexisNexis provides legal research tools, on-demand research training, as well as legal career information and support for law students and faculty.
Comprehensive coverage of news and current events, government, business, medical, and legal topics, as well as general reference information. Legal content includes Federal and State cases, codes and regulations; Shepard’s Citations; Supreme Court Briefs; law reviews; patents; tax law.
Full text searchable database of legal literature and government documents digitized from microform.
The Making of Modern Law I: Legal Treatises, 1800 – 1926
This collection of 21,814 individual titles covers the watershed period of Anglo-American legal development in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It includes casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters and speeches.
The Making of Modern Law II: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832 – 1978
Comprised of approximately 350,000 documents and totaling 11 million pages, this collection features 150,000 Supreme Court cases. In the majority of these cases, the Court did not give a full opinion. It includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official documents.
The Making of Modern Law III: Trials, 1600 – 1926
Access to 9,424 digitized books covering notable courtroom dramas in America, the British Empire and the world. This collection includes official trial documents, briefs and arguments, official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings and arbitrations, as well as unofficially published accounts of trials.
The Making of Modern Law IV: Primary Sources Part I, 1620 – 1926
This collection of over 1.85 million pages of historic cases, statutes and regulations, includes the published records of the American colonies, documents published by state constitutional conventions, state codes, city charters, law dictionaries and digests.
The Making of Modern Law V: Primary Sources II, 1763 – 1970
This collection of over 1.6 million digitized pages supports research in legal and social history, from the 18th century to the era following World War II and contains U.S. state and territorial codes, municipal codes, and constitutional conventions and compilations.
The Making of Modern Law VI: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600 – 1926
Database of leading publications in foreign, international and comparative law, including international law works by Gentili, Grotius, Selden, Zouche, Pufendorf, Bijnkershoek, Wolff, Vattel, Martens, Mackintosh and Wheaton. The foreign Law component is comprised of legal treatises of a variety of countries and the comparative Law publications include works about Ancient, Roman, Jewish Law, and Islamic Law. Sourced from the collections of the law libraries at Yale, George Washington University, and Columbia.
The Making of Modern Law VII: Foreign Primary Sources 1600 – 1970
Codes and other primary source materials from Great Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark and Sweden. Coverage varies by jurisdiction.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Online
The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law online (MPEPIL) is written by over 650 scholars and practitioners from around the world and edited by a team from the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. In addition to extensive search functionality and click-through cross references to other Encyclopedia entries, users will have access to the Oxford Law Citator. The Citator offers easy access linking to related content available in all new Oxford online legal services.
The National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade’s NatLaw World Database is an on-line collection of laws, regulations, case law, and secondary source materials for countries in the Americas. This collection, primarily in original language (Spanish or Portuguese) but with increasing numbers of materials translated into English, is updated daily and arranged in over 25 topical areas related to trade and investment.
Oxford Reports on International Law
Contains domestic cases in international law from over 65 jurisdictions. Features expert commentary, full texts of judgments in their original language and translations of key passages of judgments into English. Archive includes cases dating back to 2000.
The Pacer service is provided by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. This service is designed to allow parties and the public to access the federal court dockets and all related documents that have been filed. Users can search by party name / case name, case number, docket number, court, or topic. All case documents are in PDF format.
Proquest Congressional (LexisNexis)
Proquest Congressional is a database of U.S. congressional information, including the full text of bills, reports, and hearings. Most publications are searchable by keyword or by citation, in addition to other terms, such as witness or bill sponsor.
Social Science Research Network – Legal Scholarship Network
The Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) is directed by Bernard Black and Ronald J. Gilson. Black is Professor of Law at the University of Texas at Austin Law School, Professor of Finance at McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, and Fellow at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). Gilson is Meyers Professor of Law and Business at the Stanford Law School, and Marc & Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business at the Columbia Law School.
Transnational Dispute Management Network (TDM Network)
Network for international arbitration, mediation, ADR and international investment law. Includes the TDM Journal, an information service on the management of international disputes, with a focus on investment arbitration and international investment in areas such as oil, gas, energy, infrastructure, mining and utilities. It deals both with formal adjudicatory procedures (mainly investment and commercial arbitration) and with mediation/ADR methods, negotiation and managerial ways to manage transnational disputes efficiently.
United States Supreme Court Records & Briefs
Contains nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832 to 1978, this product provides an essential primary source tool for the study of all aspects of American history as well as the U.S. judicial system.
United Nations Treaty Collection
The United Nations Treaty Collection includes the texts of treaties from the U.N. Treaty Series and the League of Nations Treaty Series.
vLex is a global legal database that contains constitutions, cases, statutes, codes, law journal articles, books, and legal news in multiple languages for 134 countries including: Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Portugal, Italy, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, and the United States.
Westlaw is an online research service for law related materials, including federal and state cases, statutes, regulations, legislative histories, law reviews, and general news.
WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch)
WorldCat is a global catalog of books, videos, serial publications, articles, recorded books and music, electronic books, sheet music, genealogical references, cultural artifacts, digital objects, websites and other materials.