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This link opens in a new windowAILALink is a fully searchable, immigration law research website from the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Available AILA publications include Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook, Essentials of Immigration Law, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity, AILA's Asylum Primer, AILA's Occupational Guidebooks Series, The Waivers Book, Representing Clients in Immigration Court, Litigating Immigration Cases in Federal Court, and many others. This database also provides access to some primary source materials for immigration law.
This link opens in a new windowWe provide electronic access to Matthew Bender practice guides, drafting guides, legal treatises, and popular legal titles through the OverDrive platform. Browse our e-book collection by subject matter.
This link opens in a new windowThis database provides coverage of case law, statutes, constitutions, regulations, court rules, attorney general opinions, administrative opinions and orders for all state and federal jurisdictions. You can also search HeinOnline law reviews, federal filings, and treatises.
Gale Legal Forms
This link opens in a new windowProvides specialized legal forms in a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
This link opens in a new windowGale Virtual Reference Library is an excellent resource for reference titles in many different areas of research. Examples of titles in this collection are American Law Yearbook, The Bill of Rights, The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America, Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, National Survey of State Laws, Veterans' Benefits: A Guide to State Programs and West's Encyclopedia of American Law.
This link opens in a new windowProvides full-text access to many legal journals, periodicals, government documents, and other legal titles. Some of the resources included are the U.S. Statutes at Large (1789 to present), Federal Register (1936 to present), Code of Federal Regulations, United States Code, English Reports (1220-1865), and U. S. Reports (1754-2013).
This monumental collection is a compilation of the most important historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States as well as current hearings, debates and recent developments in immigration law. This first comprehensive database includes BIA Precedent Decisions, legislative histories, law and policy titles, extradition titles, scholarly articles, an extensive bibliography, and other related works.
Legal Information Source (EBSCO)
This link opens in a new windowThis database contains hundreds of "plain English" legal reference books from Nolo Press, as well as thousands of state-specific legal forms, which can be searched by state or area of law.
Lexis Advance Patron Access
This link opens in a new windowIncludes access to Shepards, statutes, administrative law and case law for Texas. Also features electronic versions of some of the practice materials published by LexisNexis Matthew Bender.
National Consumer Law Center
This link opens in a new windowThis is the companion website for books published by the National Consumer Law Center. Information is available for the following titles: Access to Utility Service, Automobile Fraud, Collection Actions, Consumer Arbitration Agreements, Consumer Banking and Payments Law, Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Consumer Class Actions, Consumer Credit Regulation, Consumer Warranty Law, Credit Discrimination, Fair Credit Reporting, Fair Debt Collection, Federal Deception Law, Foreclosures, Mortgage Lending, Repossessions, Student Loan Law, Truth in Lending, and Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices.
This link opens in a new windowHornbooks, nutshells, and other e-books on a variety of legal subjects from administrative law to workers' compensation.
Westlaw Patron Access
This link opens in a new windowProvides on-site patrons with access to Federal and all states statutory, regulatory, and case law materials through Westlaw.