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Law Library Databases

Check the law library catalog, ATLAS, for books, journals and other materials:

Test Database

Ailalink : American Immigration Lawyers Association database which contains AILA publications including Kurzban Immigration Soucebook and AILA's Asylum Primer. Ailalink also contains case law, statutes, and regulations. (Trial runs through October 30th). 

New Databases

Versuslaw: A robust legal research portal containing federal, state, and tribal case law.   Available to Washburn Law students, faculty, and staff only. Register under Special Groups. 

General Databases

Washlaw Web: is one of the nations leading Internet legal research portals. It links to local, state, federal, and international legal materials.

Bloomberg Law: integrates company and market information, proprietary news and comprehensive legal content—all searchable in one place. Available to Washburn Law students, staff, and faculty only (requires personal account).

Lexis: provides an expansive collection of online legal content. Available to Washburn Law students, staff, and faculty only (requires personal account).

Westlaw: provides an extensive collection of online legal content. Available to Washburn Law students, staff, and faculty only (requires personal account).

Fastcase: includes primary law from all 50 states, as well as deep federal coverage going back to 1 U.S. 1, 1 F.2d 1, 1 F.Supp. 1, and 1 B.R. 1. Available only in the Law School building. 

Hein Online: provides image and text-based access to law journals, Federal Register, treaties and agreements, U.S. Supreme Court reports.The libraries in HeinOnline provide comprehensive coverage from the inception of each publication.

JSTOR: archive of over 1,000 academic journals covering the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and selected monographs. Washburn University, through Mabee Library, subscribes to the Arts & Sciences I-XI and Life Sciences Collections.

Marcive: Search for U.S. Government Documents.

Access to our databases
These electronic indexes and databases are available to all users in the Washburn School of Law Library. Access outside of the law school building (remote access) is available to Washburn faculty and students. First and last name and WU number are required for access. Some resources require a faculty/student password, as indicated. Exceptions are noted for specific databases.