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Research and Writing Resources
This is not an exhaustive list of the databases available to Barry Law students. This is a list of the most likely databases that 1L students will need to use. Please see the A-Z Databases LibGuide for the complete list of databases available.
LexisNexis is one of the major online resources for accessing primary legal materials, news, secondary sources and other information.
Westlaw is one of the premier online legal research services, providing a broad collection of primary and secondary resources, as well as news, business and public records information.
Fastcase is a legal research database that provides access to primary law from all jurisdictions in the United States, as well as a variety of legal treatises in the Loislaw Libraries collection. The Florida Bar is one of several bar associations which provide access to Fastcase as part of their bar membership benefits, but now Barry Law students have access before they become bar members.
Used for searching law review articles and has early historic British, Scottish U.S and tribal laws. A good source for finding treaties and otherwise hard-to-find laws, and the best source for law review and law journal articles.